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" Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all: And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring... "
Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism - Page 80
by James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 352 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 42

Books - 1770
...i«. Ai.d , as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the flcies ; He. tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. ' Bcfide the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayed, The...
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The Deserted Village, a Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - Private presses - 1770 - 22 pages
...for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the ikies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Befide the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayed, The reverend...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...for all* And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. • < Betide the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayedi...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Befide the bed where parting life was iayed, And forrow, guilt,. and pain, by turns difmayed, The reverend...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offfpring to the fkies; « ' ©3 He ^ .. He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds , and led the way. Befide the bed where parting life was laved, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed^ The reverend...
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the fides, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. 170 Befide the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayed, The...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1794
...Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, Jle watched and wept, he prayed and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries,' To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beßde...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay 'd, The reverend...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 29

Missions - 1851
...wept, and prayed, and felt for all: And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-8edged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." Whilst we would admire and love the man, wo would more than all adore the grace which made him to differ....
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 3

Missions - 1825
...affection and concern she sought their welfare. « She watched and wept, she pray'd and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ; She try'd each art, reproved each dull delay. Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way." The excellence...
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