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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 Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection ..., Volume 11

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1808
...and see the Rose that liv'd to-day, Flac'd where it should be— next its.kiudrcd Thorn. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode ; :; - , , . .. They, unexampled, near their Thorn repose, And were he here, this truth he'd...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...sendL: He gave to Mis'ry (all he had) a tear, He gain'dfrom heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a fr 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. , GRAY. CHAP....
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...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;...had, a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wiah'd) a friend. NO further seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 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...had — a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he \vish:d) a friend, No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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W. Thompson, Blair, Lloyd, Green, Byrom, Dodsley, Chatterton, Cooper ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...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 recompense as largely send : He eave to Mis'ry, all he had, a tear, Hegain'd from Hav*u ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: W. Thompson, Blair ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...fortune and to fame unknown , Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mai LM him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, HeaVn did a recompense as largely send: llr zav^c to Mis'ry, all he had, a tear, He gai n'd from Heav'u (4 wag all he wish'd) a friend. Heu...
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A Criticism of the Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

John Young - Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 - 1810 - 148 pages
...was his bounty, and his soul sincere ; Heav'n did a recompence 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. XXX. XXXII. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 638 pages
...send : He gave to Misery all lie had, a tear ; [friend1. He gain'd from Heaven ('twas all he wigh'd) a No further seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope re-pose 3) The bosom of his Father and his God. THE PROGRESS...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...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'u ('twas...
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