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" 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 his failings lean'd to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for... "
Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ... - Page 167
by E. Tomkins - 1804 - 256 pages
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...D Thus Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings leaned to Virtue's fide;. But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he prayed and felt, for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue. And ...

1780 - 204 pages
...• •• Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and feit, for a!!, And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-ftedg'd oflspring...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 405 pages
...began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide ; 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-fledg'd offspring...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...chanty began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide; 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-fledg'd offspring...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 286 pages
...began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, " And ev'n his failings lean'd to virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt, at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all t And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt it's new-fledg'd...
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The Evangelical Magazine

1801
...pain. , Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his tailings lenn'd to virtue's fide. But in his duty, prompt at every call, He watch'd, and wept, he pniy'd, and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new fledg'd offspring...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
...charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pi ay Yl and felt, for all— And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledg'd...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 129 pages
...their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings lean'd to 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,...
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L'homme des champs, ou Les Géorgiques françoises

Jacques Delille - 1800 - 265 pages
...merits or their faults to scan, « His pity gave, ere charity began. « Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, « And e'en his failings lean'd to 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...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...were won. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings lean'd to VIRTUE'S fide ; 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-fledg'd offspring...
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