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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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Pamphlets, Religious: Miscellaneous, Volume 25

1822
...them religious instruction. Thus may parent and teacher unite in one common cause — " And, as the bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ; So try each art, reprove each dull delay, Allure to brighter worlds, and lead the way." NOTE. HAD...
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Martha: a memorial of an only and beloved sister, Volume 2

Andrew Reed - 1823
...unseen and spiritual world, without an involuntary application of Goldsmith's similitude — " Just as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ; She tried each art, and checked each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." But...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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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Fire-side scenes, by the author of the Bachelor and married man. 3vols

Fireside scenes - 1825
...leaves the storm, Though rolling clouds around its bosom spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. GoLDSMITHTHE COUNTRY CURATE. JOHN CHALONER is one of my oldest friends. He has travelled along the...
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The Hearts of Steel: An Irish Historical Tale of the Last Century, Volume 1

James M'Henry - Ireland - 1825
...wept, he pray'd, and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt hernete-jledged offspring to the skies,. He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. GOLDSMITH. AFTER breakfast the next morning, our three conspirators arranged a plan of recruiting for...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...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...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
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The Christian Contemplated in a Course of Lectures: Delivered in Argyle ...

William Jay - Christian life - 1828 - 382 pages
...And, " As a bird each fond endearment tries, " To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skien, " They tried each art, reproved each dull delay, " Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way !" 12 It is thus their children rise up and called them blessed ! — Let us view it, Fourthly, in...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...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...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
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Tales and Sketches

William Leggett - Mystery and detective stories - 1829 - 248 pages
...Goldsmith's Deserted Village, his divine precepts received a forcible illustration from his example. " He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." To console the widowhood, and engage the attention of his bereaved partner, a son, the sole remaining...
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Tales and Sketches

William Leggett - American fiction - 1829 - 248 pages
...GoldsmithV Deserted Village, his divine precepts received a forcible illustration from his example. " Ho tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.'' To console the widowhood, and engage the attention of his bereaved partner, a son, the sole remaining...
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