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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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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...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...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 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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The Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...ornament, science a successful votary, virtue and religion a zealous friend and supporter. " Nor 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." Th' price...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...fortune and to fame unknown ; Fair science frown'd not on his humble birth, And melancholy marked him for her own. •' Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,...gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. " No farther seek his merits to displose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike...
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The Anti-Jacobin, Or, Weekly Examiner, Volume 2

Europe - 1803
...and hearts are made tf fther 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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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 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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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1804
...for her own. Large was his bounty, and his, foul fincere, Heav'n did a rccompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry, all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wiil.'J), a friend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...Large was his hounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompencc as largely send: He gave to Misery all he had, a tear; 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 ahode, (There they alike...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...Fortune and to Fame unknown: Fair Science fro-wn'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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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...and to Fame unknowns 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 recom pence as largely send t He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gaiq'd from Heav'n, 'twas all...
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