Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D. D.: Late Pastor of the Second Church ...

Asa Cummings - Clergy - 1830 - 444 pages
...with very little effect." — How appropriate to this beloved pastor are the lines of Goldsmith ." And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." • ' Suppose you take the capacity for happiness, which has been said by philosophers to be the only...
Full view - About this book

The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...virtue's side; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all; ar : I heard a hissing — there are serpenU here!...craves assistance; Our ship's well stored — in y Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend...
Full view - About this book

A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D., Late of Portland, Maine

Asa Cummings - Christian biography - 1839 - 486 pages
...constant solicitude, and of the various exertions to which it prompted him, are the lines of the poet : " And as a bird each fond endearment tries " To tempt...delay, " Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." MP 23* It would be matter for lamentation if the preceding statements of insulated facts should be...
Full view - About this book

A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D. Late Pastor of the Second Church in ...

Asa Cummings - Clergy - 1830 - 400 pages
...solicitude, and of the various exertions to which it prompted him, are the lines of the poet : — " And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." It would be matter for lamentation, if the preceding statements of insulated facts should be so interpreted...
Full view - About this book

A memoir of the rev. Edward Payson [by A. Cummings. Ed. by A.L. Payson].

Asa Cummings - Clergy - 1830 - 486 pages
...with very little effect.' — How appropriate to this beloved pastor are the lines of Goldsmith : ' And as a bird each fond endearment tries. To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. bassador he was. He could scarcely utter a word without rendering it obvious to all who heard him,...
Full view - About this book

Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...watched nnd wept, he prayed and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt. NT Beside the bed where parting life was laid. And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
Full view - About this book

A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D. Late Pastor of the Second Church in ...

Asa Cummings - Clergy - 1830 - 400 pages
...are the lines of the poet:— " And as a. bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-flcdgcd offspring to the skies, ", He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." It would be matter for lamentation, if the preceding statements of insulated facts should be so interpreted...
Full view - About this book

The Biblical Repertory and Theological Review, Volume 3

Charles Hodge - 1831
...me, and I am happy. Whatever may be thought of these plans, yet they show the character of the man. " And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." We would most gladly record on our pages, the account of the exit from the world of this eminently...
Full view - About this book

Destiny; Or, The Chief's Daughter, Volume 1

Susan Ferrier - English fiction - 1831 - 1143 pages
...virtue's side; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd, iind wept, and felt, and pray'd for all ; And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." " Allow me, in the meantime, to lead the way to something more substantial, Miss Lucy," cried Mr M'Dow,...
Full view - About this book

Destiny; Or, The Chief's Daughter, Volumes 1-2

Susan Ferrier - Highlands (Scotland) - 1831 - 399 pages
...virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd, and wept, and felt, and pray'd for all ; And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt...each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led (he way." " Allow me, in the meantime, to lead the way to something more substantial, Miss Lucy," cried...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF