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" The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise. "
Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales - Page 101
edited by - 1872
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The African Repository ...

African Americans - 1834
...educated seventy-four youths for the ministry, a and thousands he performed the last ritus of friendship "Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow,...Comfort came down, the trembling wretch to raise, And his hist faultering accents whispered praise. " The life of Dr. Balch was often chequered with...
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The Canadian Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families

M. Randall - Readers - 1834 - 308 pages
...preacher, is so well described by Goldsmith that I need no apology for quoting the following lines : Beside the bed, where parting life was laid, And sorrow,...; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise. THE LOTTERY TICKET. Dick Woodcock was the only child...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 pages
...fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down, the trembling wretch to raise, And his last, faltering accents whispered praise. At church, with meek and...prevailed with double sway, And fools, who came to scoff", returned to pray. The service past, around the pious man, With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran :...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - Readers - 1835 - 280 pages
...way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, • And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair...; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise. And his last faltering accents whisper'd praise. At church, with meek -and unaffected grace, His looks...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 pages
...fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down, the trembling wretch to raise, And his last, faltering accents whispered praise. At church, with meek and...place ; Truth from his lips prevailed with double swayj And fools, who came to scoff, returned to pray. The service past, around the pious man, With...
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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. 6. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow,...; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise. 7. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...skies, He triell each art, reproved each dull delay, • Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair...soul; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last falt'ring accents whisper'd praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow,...; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry - 1839 - 156 pages
...the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay 'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair...; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whisper'd praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, 9 His looks...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839
...the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay 'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair...; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whisper'd praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, 9 His looks...
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