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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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Memoir of Rev. James Patterson ...

Robert Adair - 1840 - 324 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. IV. His SUCCESS. A few remarks is all that the time will admit under this head. There is...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840
...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 dismay'd, The rev'rend...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 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. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 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. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1870
...for all; And as a bird each fond emloflrment tries To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." There is a latent power for good possessed by teachers which is little dreamed of — a mild, beneficent...
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd 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 dismay'd, The reverend...
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Perennial Flowers

1843 - 172 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. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 28

1871
...lines : " 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." When this inventive pastor had lost the sense of feeling in his right arm and left side, and so had...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - 1844 - 306 pages
...smoke." " 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." Q. What is the foundation of this figure? A. Analogy, or resemblance, either in character or effect....
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The Book of Poetry

William Morrison Engles - 1844 - 264 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. Beside the bed, where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
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