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" 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 to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds,... "
Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry - Page 206
by Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
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The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794

1741
...thing That feebly bends be fide the fplafliy Ipi ing, She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, tor bread, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt ics new fledged offspring to the Ikies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Alliu-'d to brighter...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - 1771
...failings leaned to Virtue's fide ; 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-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...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 to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1780
...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 to the fkies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 405 pages
...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 to the Odes ; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 289 pages
...failings lean'd to virtue's fide ; But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'dand felt, for all, And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledg'd offspring to the Ikies; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...failings lean'd to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt afcvery call, lie watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment...tries, To tempt her new-fledg'd offspring to the ikies ; . He He tried each art, reprov'd each dull dtlay, Allui'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beiide...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791
...to Virtue's fn!c; Bur, in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch d and wept, he pray'd, and ft It dy. But, fkics ; He tried each art, rcprov'd each dull delay, Ailur'-' to brighter worlds, and led the way....
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...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 to the fkies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791
...Viitue's udc; But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd, and felt foral And, as a bird each fond endearment tries. To tempt her new-fledg'd ofl'sj ring to the ikio, He try'de:u:h art, reprov'd each dull delay, AUur'd to brighter worlds, and...
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