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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 Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...Fortune and to Fame unknown : Fair Science frown d not on his humble birth , And Melancholy mark'dhimfor her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,...largely send : He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear I He gain d from Heav'n, 'tiuas. all he wish'd, a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere : Heaven did a recompense as largely send. He gave to mis'ry all he had— a tear ; He gain'd from heaven ('twas all he wish'd)— a friend No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1824 - 446 pages
...Fortune and to Fame unknown; Pair Science frown'd not on his humble hirth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,...tear, He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friendt No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Oral reading - 1824 - 273 pages
...largely send : He gave to misery all he had — a tear-, He gain'd from heaven, ('twas all he wish'd)a friend. No further seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their drear abode, ^There they alike in trembling hope repose,,) The bosom of his Father and his God. Joy...
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The soldier's companion, or Martial recorder, consisting of biography ...

Soldier - 1824
...attached, and who was a most excellent non-commissioned officer, and an honest, sober, upright man." " No further 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! " THE MORTAR...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...gave to misery all he had, a tear; He gaiu'd from Heaven ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther weet, Wh 18/ abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. THE PROGRESS...
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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...Misery ( ail he had ) a tear, He gain' d from Heav'd ( 'twas ail 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. LE CIMETIÈRE...
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Sundance

Richard S. Wheeler - Fiction - 1992 - 352 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;...largely send: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gained from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. "No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...gave to Mis'iy all he had, a tear, He gain'dfrom 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. EDGAR GUEST...
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Designing Dead Souls: An Anatomy of Disorder in Gogol

Susanne Fusso - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 195 pages
...version is a bit less Manilovian: "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...gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend" (p. 120). 28. Polevoi, no. 19, pp. 369-70. The letters of Zhukovskii's friends at times attain (and...
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