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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 Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 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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Lives of eminent Christians, Volume 1

Richard Brindley Hone - 1833
...pain. ***** But in his duty prompt, at every call He watch'd 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. GOLDSMITH'S Deserted Village. THE small revenues of the bishopric of Man amounted in the time of bishop...
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Memoirs of the Life, Character, and Labours of the Rev. John Smith, Late of ...

Richard Treffry - Methodists - 1833 - 328 pages
...ardour of holy importunity, he compelled sinners to make haste to Christ for salvation. — And thus ' He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.'" Whenever I have had an opportunity of hearing him, his discourse has been regular and systematized,...
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 13

Baptists - 1833
...indulges ; " And in his duty, prompt to every call, Will watch, and weep, and pray, and feel for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, — He'll try each art, reprove each dull delay, Allure to brighter worlds, and lead the way." Such...
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The baptist Magazine

1834
...portion for ever. In duty prompt at every с ill, He watched and wept, be prayed and felt. for all ; And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Mr. Clement died, February }7tb, 1812, aged sixty-three. The Rev. John Rees, from the Stepney Academy,...
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Topographical Description and Historical Sketch of Plainfield, in Hampshire ...

Jacob Porter - Plainfield (Mass.) - 1834 - 44 pages
...his ministry, have been acceptable and useful in a remarkable degree. In the discharge of his duty, "He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." — GOLDSMITH. A mutual interchange of good offices between him and the members of his society has...
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Topographical Description and Historical Sketch of Plainfield, in Hampshire ...

Jacob Porter - Plainfield (Mass.) - 1834 - 44 pages
...have been acceptable and useful in a remark-able degree. In the discharge of his duty, "He tried eacli art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." — GOLDSMITH. A mutual interchange of good offices between him and the members of his society has...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Bookbinding - 1834 - 648 pages
...long suffering and gentleness. " And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new fledged offspring to the skies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way." -H On the 17th of February, 1785, aged 71, he bid adieu...
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Sermons, with a memoir of the author [by C.T. Gauntlett].

Henry Gauntlett - 1835
...illustrating again and again the same truths, in different methods, to those slow of apprehension, " He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." At this period (the summer of 1818) the elder part of his own family shared instructions, which fell...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works ...

Christian biography - 1835
...— And, "As a bird each food endearment tries, To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skies, They tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. It is thus their children rise up and call them blessed ! — Let us view it, Fourthly; In reference...
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