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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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Christian Examiner, Volume 9; Volume 44

Theology - 1847
...beauty is not lost, in which Goldsmith describes the village pastor's intercourse with the dying : — " Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow,...struggling soul ; Comfort came down the trembling wrelch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise." Often, in his intercourse with those...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...POPE. 14. 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. GOLDSMITH'S Deserted foliage. 15. Virtue on herself...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...POPE. 14. 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. GOLDSMITH'S Deserted Tillage. 15. Virtue on herself...
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Practical Grammar: A Grammar of the English Language, on an Improved Plan ...

Caleb Farnum (Jr.) - English language - 1848 - 124 pages
...wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose.. t 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. Come, gentle Spring, ethereal mildness, come, And...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Seires for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...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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A guide to 'the gates of Zion' for those who visit London, sketches of ...

Pictor (pseud.) - 1848 - 80 pages
...he might have the privilege of witnessing a living instance of Goldsmith's animated description — "At Church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...from his lips prevailed with double sway, And fools that came to scoff remained to pray." MR. B. is happy in the possession of "the victory that overcometh...
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Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith

Joachim Fernau - 1848
...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 whispcr'd praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Volume 1

John Forster - Authors, English - 1848 - 704 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, His looks...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Volume 2

John Forster - Authors, English - 1848 - 704 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, His looks...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, 30 And sorrow, guilt, and pain by turns dismayed, The...; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise. 35 At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His...
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