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" Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring... "
Brooklyn Medical Journal - Page 566
1897
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A Help to Young Writers

President of a college - 1836 - 144 pages
...smoke." " And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged -of&pring to the skied, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." Q. What is the foundation of this figure? A. Analogy, or resemblance, either in character or effect....
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Gathered Fragments

John Alonzo Clark - 1836 - 408 pages
...for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new fledged offspring to the skies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." GOLDSMITH. WHEN it was perceived that the immortal spirit had indeed left its clay tenement, all efforts...
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The Guernsey and Jersey Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1836
...for all ; And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay. Allured to brighter worlds, anii led the way. TO AN INFANT. THINE eyes of infant eloquence are closed in slumbers light, Like moon-lit...
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Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford ...

Truth - 1837
...dilatory ; he used arguments which convinced, and gave the cordial of encouragement to the diffident — " He tried each art, reproved each dull delay. Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." A perfect example of exactness and punctuality himself, he rigidly required it in others ; the omission...
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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. 6. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He triell each art, reproved each dull delay, • Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul; Comfort...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
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Recollections of a Southern Matron

Caroline Howard Gilman - 1838 - 272 pages
...BULLFINCH. " And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." GOLDSMITH. THERE is no moral object so beautiful to me as a conscientious young man ! I watch him as...
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A Sermon Occasioned by the Death of the Rev. James Patterson: Preached in ...

Albert Barnes - 1838 - 44 pages
...all. " And as a bird each fond endearment tries " To tempt its new fledged offspring to the skies, " He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, " Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." GOLDSMITH. IV. His SUCCESS. A few remarks is all that the time will admit under this head. There is...
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Biography of the Blind: Or The Lives of Such as Have Distinguished ...

James Wilson - 1838 - 300 pages
...LUCAS, DD *' Ana as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new tiedged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." THERE is no period of our history, that has produced such a numher of polemic writers, as appeared...
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