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" Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings lean'd to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ... - Page 154
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay 'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull dela3', Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed...down the trembling wretch to raise, ' And his last faltering accents whisper'd praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorn'd the...
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. Cornelius Winter

1808 - 478 pages
...tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies ; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, I to brighter worlds, and led the way. " Beside the...turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his controul, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul, Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. Cornelius Winter

Clergy - 1811 - 371 pages
...its new-fledg'd offspring to *he skies ; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay',- --^. Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. ~~ " Beside the...turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his controul, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul, Comfort came down the tren.-bling wretch to...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skies; He tried each...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayM, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, and pray'd, and felt, for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...reverend champion stood. At his control Despair and angnish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering...
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Modern manners; or, A season at Harrowgate

1817
...very voice and manner were peculiarly affectionate and winning; it might truly be said of him, that ." As a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way" Besides.his knowledge was not confined to theology ; he was a man of research and general information...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...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...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend champion stood. At his contronl, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul—...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...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...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed...turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his controul, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to...
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