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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 poetical reader, with notes and questions by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1861
...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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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1861 - 530 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...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 New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...or 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 paiih The long remember' d beggar was his guest;, Whose beard, descending, swept his...
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 3

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...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...was known to all the vagrant train ; He chid their wand'rings, but relieved their pain. The long-remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...or 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...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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Lays of the pious minstrel, selections by J.B.H.

Lays, John Bawtree Harvey - 1862 - 348 pages
...or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Par 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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Oliver Goldsmith, His Friends and Critics: A Lecture

James Whiteside - Authors, English - 1862 - 80 pages
...doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More skill'd to raise the wretched, than to rise. His house was...chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain. The long-remembered beggar was his gnest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast ; The ruined spendthrift,...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...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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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 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...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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Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860

English poetry - 1863
...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...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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