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" Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but... "
Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems - Page 62
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1820
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to...was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain ; The long remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending...
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Remarks on the legality and expediency of prosecutions for religious opinion ...

Jonathan Duncan - 1825 - 80 pages
...or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour : Far other aims his heart had Icarn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to...was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain. . Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretehed e. Meanwhile the adversary of God and man, Satan, with thought ehid their wand'rings, but reliev'd their pain ; The long-remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

1826
...doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More skill'd to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain ;, The long remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - 1826 - 688 pages
...his resolution : the young are perpetually falling into irregularities which require to be chidden ; His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain. GOLDSMITH. To chide marks a stronger degree of displeasure than...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour : Far other aims his heart had learnt to prize. More skill'd to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to all the vagrant train ; He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain. The long-remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour; . Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, • More bent to raise the wretched,, than...chid their wand'rings, but reliev'd their pain. The long-remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; The ruin'd spendthrift/now...
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The Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

1828 - 360 pages
...or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to...all the vagrant train' He chid their wand'rings, but relieved their pain The long-remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged...
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Reminiscences ...: With Memoirs of His Late Father and Friends, [etc].

Henry Charles William Angelo - 1828
...the hour ; And still his heart indnlg'd the worthy whim, Raising their salaries who stoop'd to him. His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their freaks, but ne'er reliev'd their pain ; The Romeos and the Hamlets — not his guests, But in the garden—heav'd...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1829 - 276 pages
...or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour : Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, — More bent to raise the wretched than...was known to all the vagrant train ; He chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain. The long-remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard, desce&ding,...
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