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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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Biography of the Blind: Or The Lives of Such as Have Distinguished ...

James Wilson - Biography - 1838 - 300 pages
...LIFE Of REV. RICHARD LUCAS, DD *' Ana as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new tiedged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." THERE is no period of our history, that has produced such a numher of polemic writers, as appeared...
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A Sermon Occasioned by the Death of the Rev. James Patterson: Preached in ...

Albert Barnes - Funeral sermons - 1838 - 44 pages
...wept, he prayed and foil 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. IV. His SUCCESS. A few remarks is all that the time will admit under this head. There is...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 12

1840
...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...new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allm'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...wept, he prayed 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. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
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Scripture References illustrated with Sacred Poetry, compiled by Two Sabbath ...

John N. WOODROFFE - 1839 - 370 pages
...Tim. iv. 6, 13, 15. 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. Goldsmith. THEY SHOULD BE PEACEABLE AND PATIENT. 1 Cor. ix. 12; x. 32, 33. 2 Cor. vi. 3. 1 Tim. iii....
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The Young men's magazine, Volume 3

British and foreign young men's society - 1839
...be within hearing. " Yes, in his duty prompt at every call Hewatch'dandwept, hepray'dandfeltforall; And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds and led the way." To me the labours of his life had been peculiarly useful ; I enjoyed an almost daily intercourse with...
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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 218 pages
...virtue's side; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watck'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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The Church Magazine, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1843
...like the good vicar of the admirable Goldsmith, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries . .^ ...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. And there was her name cherished and dwelt upon at each returning festival of the year. And thither...
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The Works of the Rev. John Newton ... to which are Prefixed ..., Volume 1

John Newton - Theology - 1839
...wept, he prayed and felt, for all : And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." I remember to have heard him say, when speaking of his continual interruptions, " I see in this world...
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The philosophy of a happy futurity

William Merry - 1839
...village preacher's modest mansion rose. 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. READING: G. LOVEJOY, LONDON STREET. LONDON: HAMILTON AND ADAMS, PATERNOSTER ROW; WHITTAKEB AND CO....
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