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" Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed; The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away, Wept o'er his wounds, or... "
The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland - Page 381
by Abraham Mills - 1851
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...aged breast; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud. Claimed kindred there, and bad his claim allowed: The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay,...Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were wor.. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed: The broken soldier, kindly bade* to stay, ' Sate| by his fire and talked the night away; Wept o'er his...learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve...
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The Sacred Lyre: Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

1828 - 360 pages
...no longer proud, Claim'd kindred there, and had his claim allow'd ; The broken soldier kindly hade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ! Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shoulder'd his crutch, and show'd how fields were won. Plcas'd with his guests, the good man learned...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - 1829 - 276 pages
...Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed : The broken soldier, kindly bade* to stay, Satef by his fire and talked the night away ; Wept o'er...learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo ; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed The broken soldier, kindly b;tde too. Those who accnse him to have wanted learning,...commendation. He wna naturally learned; he needed und shewed how fields were WOL. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...proud. Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed; The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sate by his fire, and talked the night away — Wept o'er...vices in their woe; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave, ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en...
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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast ; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed...Shouldered his crutch and showed how fields were won. 4. Pleased with bis guests, the good man learned t glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo ;...
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The New-York Review, Volume 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1837
...the novel was founded on a real incident in his family. So, too, that character of his poem— • The broken soldier kindly bade to stay, Sat by his...away; Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shoulder'd his crutch, and showed how fields were won— had its origin from a poor veteran, who frequented...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed ; The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sate by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er...vices in their woe ; Careless their merits, or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en...
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Perennial Flowers

1843 - 172 pages
...aged breast ; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claim allowed ; The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay,...vices in their woe ; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en...
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