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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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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...doctrines fashioned to the varying hour ; Fur 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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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1854 - 166 pages
...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 aged breast; The ruined spendthrift,...
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1855 - 530 pages
...seek for power, I5y 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 agod breast ; The rnin'd spendthrift,...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 6

Abel Stevens, James Floy - Periodicals - 1855
...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-remcmber'd beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast ; THE NATIONAL MAGAZINE....
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - Conversation - 1856 - 383 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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Selections from the British Classics: Chaucer and Spenser ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1856 - 122 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 ; n The ruined spendthrift,...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Par other aims his heart had learned to prize, More bent...chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain. The long-remembered beggar was his guest, • ' Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; '. The...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...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...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 Miscellaneous Works: Poems. Miscellaneous pieces. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856
...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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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 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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