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" He gain'd from heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose,) The bosom of his Father and his God. "
Poetical Works - Page 62
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...for her own. Large was his bounty , and his foul fmcere , Ileav'n did a recompence as largely fend: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear; He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, There they alike...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : lie gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wifli'd) a friend*. No farther feck his merits to difelofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread...
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...her own. i to Large was his bounty, and his foul finccrc. Heav'n did a recompenee as largely fend: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n ('twasall hevvifh'd) afriend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, i sg Or draw his frailties from...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems. To this edition are added ...

Scots poems - 1796
...her own. " Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, " Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend : " He gave to mis'ry (all he had) a tear; " He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas ail he wifh'd) a friend. " No farther feek his merits to difclofe, " Or draw his frailties from their...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

Children's stories - 1797 - 325 pages
...•!• Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere ; Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend j , He gake to mis'ry (all he had) a tear ; ' He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wifh'd) a ,. friend. No No farther feck his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1799 - 356 pages
...for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere; Heav'n did a recompenfe as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry all he had — a tear; He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wifli'd) a friend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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The British poetical miscellany

British poetical miscellany - 1805
...for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere ; Heav'n did a recompenfe as largely fend : He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear; He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wifh'd) a friend. No further feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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The Anti-Jacobin, Or, Weekly Examiner, Volume 2

Europe - 1799
...and hearts are made of other stuff" determine to abstain from this useless and cruel Inquisition. " No further seek his merits to disclose, " Or draw his frailties from their dread abode." We may, I think, safely predict, that the reputation of ROBESPIERRE " will whiten as it grows...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...Fortune and to Fame unknown : Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely send : He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all...
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Young. Churchill. Lloyd. Falconer. Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...him for her own. Large waj his bounty, and his foul fmcere, Heav'n did a recompnce as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry, all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas aU he •.viil.'J), friend. No farther feck hii menu to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their...
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