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" More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain, The long remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast... "
Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ... - Page 448
edited by - 1845
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...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...chid .their wanderings, but relieved their pain; The long-remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; The ruin'd spendthrift...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 3

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1859
...wanderings, but relieved their pain. * Trenthnm Hall, the seat of the Duke of Sutherland to Staffordshire. The long remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard...no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claim allowed. The broken soldier, kindly bid to stay, Sat by his fire and talked the night away, Wept...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1850
...seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; — Far other aims his heart had learnt to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to...all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain ;J * [These lines are supposed to apply to a female, named Catherine Geraghty....
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Fnr other aims his heart had learnt to prize, More skilled to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was...chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain ; The long-remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast ; The ruined spendthrift,...
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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - Children's poetry, English - 1851 - 173 pages
...change his place ; 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...allowed; The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by the fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...change, his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour ; ay.* 0 may I with myself agree, And never covet what I see ! Content long-remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast ; The ruined spendthrift...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...his place ; Unskillful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize ; More...chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain. The long-remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; The ruined spendthrift...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 134 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...the vagrant train ; He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain : The long-remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851
...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...the vagrant train ; He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain : The long-remember'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...change his place ; 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...chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain ; The long-remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; The ruined spendthrift,...
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