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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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power 145 By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More...He chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain : iso The long-remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast ; The...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 144 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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...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...had his claims allowed ; The broken soldier, kindly bid to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Far other aims his heart had learned 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 a;j;ed breast ; The ruined...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 426 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...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 advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...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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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish Literature (in English) - 1854
...llemote from towns he ran his godly race, , / *•' (P[ A! Me* Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to...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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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854
...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...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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The works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...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...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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