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

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 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; 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 General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1870
...watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all; And as a bird each fond emloflrment tries To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." There is a latent power for good possessed by teachers which is little dreamed of — a mild, beneficent...
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Memoirs of British female missionaries

Thomas Timpson - Missionaries - 1841 - 251 pages
...affection and concern she sought their welfare. " She watch'd and wept, she pray'd and felt for all And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ; She tried each art, reproved each fond delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." Mrs....
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...wept, he pray'd 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. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend...
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Thoughts on Moral and Spiritual Culture

Robert Cassie Waterston - Moral education - 1842 - 317 pages
...diffusing religious instruction. Thus may parent and teacher unite in one common cause — " And, as the bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ; So try each art, reprove each dull delay, Allure to brighter worlds, and lead the way." TO A CHILD....
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 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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The American National Preacher, Volumes 17-18

1843
...so he devises liberally, and lays out plans for their benefit, according to his ability to execute. "And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skiei, He tries each art, reproves each dull delay, Allures to brighter worlds and leadi the way."...
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The National Preacher, Volumes 17-18

Religion - 1843
...so 'he devises liberally, and lays out ans for their benefit, according to his ability to execute. " And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skiei, He tries each art, reproves each dull delay, • Allures to brighter worlds and leads the way."...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1844 - 306 pages
...ee • the figures of speech. Q. What, then, are the principal figures c CHAPTER XXIV. OF SIMILE. Q. What do you understand by comparison or simile ? A....figure? A. Analogy, or resemblance, either in character or effect. Q. From what source, then, must similes be drawn ? A. From objects of a different class...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 28

Theology - 1871
...diversified exertions for the welfare of his people, his biographer aptly quotes the well-known lines : " And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." When this inventive pastor had lost the sense of feeling in his right arm and left side, and so had...
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