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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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A Help to Young Writers

President of a college - Composition (Language arts) - 1836 - 144 pages
...smoke." " And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged -of&pring to the skied, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured...figure? A. Analogy, or resemblance, either in character or effect. Q,. From what source, then, must similes be drawn ? A. Prom objects which are of a different...
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Memoir of the Rev. Samuel Green: Late Pastor of Union Church, Boston

Richard Salter Storrs - 1836 - 412 pages
...wept, and prayed and felt for all. - And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her new fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." SAMUEL GREEN. 99 While thus laboriously engaged, he would pleasantly say — " let us feel with good...
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Gathered Fragments

John Alonzo Clark - Christian life - 1836 - 408 pages
...wept, he pray'd and felt for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new fledged offspring to the skies ; He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." GOLDSMITH. WHEN it was perceived that the immortal spirit had indeed left its clay tenement, all efforts...
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The Scottish Christian Herald, Volume 1, Part 2

Church history - 1836
...and eminent Christian are the lines of Goldsmith ; — " And ш л bird each fond endearment trice, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ;...art. reproved each dull delay. Allured to brighter world and led the way." THE STATE OF THE CHURCH IN RUSSIA. No. II. BY THOMAS BROWN, ESQ., Author...
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The Guernsey and Jersey Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1836
...wept, he prayed, he felt for all ; 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. Allured to brighter worlds, anii led the way. TO AN INFANT. THINE eyes of infant eloquence are closed in slumbers light, Like moon-lit...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 4

Christian biography - 1826
...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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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...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. 6. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...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 its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He triell each art, reproved each dull delay, • Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. The...
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Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford ...

Truth - 1837
...dilatory ; he used arguments which convinced, and gave the cordial of encouragement to the diffident — " He tried each art, reproved each dull delay. Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." A perfect example of exactness and punctuality himself, he rigidly required it in others ; the omission...
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Recollections of a Southern Matron

Caroline Howard Gilman - Dialect literature, American - 1838 - 272 pages
...race, the happiness Of one poor individual, Or of uunumber'd thousands be attain'd." SG BOLLFINCH. " And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." GOLDSMITH. THERE is no moral object so beautiful to me as a conscientious young man! I watch him as...
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