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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 Guardian Genius of the Federal Union, Or, Patriotic Admonitions on the ...

Thomas Branagan - Charity organization - 1839 - 104 pages
...aide, But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all. And as the bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting...
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Historical Collections: Being a General Collection of Interesting Facts ...

John Warner Barber - Massachusetts - 1839 - 624 pages
...friend to mankind. Ever ready to hear affliction's cry, And trace his Maker's will with a curious eye, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds and led the way. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His look adorned the venerable place." The names of some...
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Transplanted Flowers: Or Memoirs of Mrs. Rumpff, Daughter of John Jacob ...

Robert Baird - Electronic book - 1839 - 159 pages
...beautiful description which the poet gives of his Village Pastor, might be well applied to her : " And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, She tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way !" Mrs. Rumpff...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1839
...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." ' Previous to a young person's first attendance at the holy communion, he generally conversed with...
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Transplanted Flowers: Or Memoirs of Mrs. Rumpff, Daughter of John Jacob ...

Robert Baird - Electronic book - 1839 - 159 pages
...: " And, as a bird each fond endearment trie*, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, She tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way !" Mrs. Rumpff had no children of her own. She adopted, however, the only son of her oldest sister,...
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Transplanted flowers: or, Memoirs of mrs. Rumpff ... and the duchess de Broglie

Robert Baird - Nobility - 1839 - 102 pages
...And, as the bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its nevv-fledg'd offspring to the skies, She tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way !" Mrs. Rumpff had no children of her own. She adopted, however, the only son of her oldest sister,...
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The Ecclesiastical gazette, or, Monthly register of the affairs ..., Volumes 1-2

1839
...behind him an imperishable name; and to him I may most aptly apply the words of the poet : — " That, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the iklei; He tried each art, reproved each dull deliy, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the wiy." In...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt, at ev'ry 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 rev'rend...
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Memoir of Rev. James Patterson ...

Robert Adair - 1840 - 324 pages
...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." GOLDSMITH. IV. His SUCCESS. A few remarks is all that the time will admit under this head. There is...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 pages
...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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