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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,... "
Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ... - Page 21
1814 - 300 pages
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...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 rise....was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wand'rings, but reliev'd their pain : The long-remember'd beggar was hia guest, Whose beard descending...
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Miscellaneous Thoughts on Men, Manners, and Things

David Hoffman - Etiquette - 1841 - 385 pages
...delightful personage could find not only a competency for a happy family, but, as the same poet says,, 'His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain ; The ruin'd spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claim'd kindred there, and had his...
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...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 rise....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 Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 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 was known 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...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 3, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...dispossess the swain; . . . She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. His house was known to all the vagrant train; He chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain; . . . Yes! let the rich deride, the proud disdain These simple blessings of the lowly train; . . ....
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The Country Parson

Leslie J. Francis - Clergy - 1989 - 237 pages
...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....all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but reliev'd their pain; The long remembered beggar was his guest, Where beard descending swept his aged...
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Giving: Charity and Philanthropy in History

Robert H. Bremner - Social Science - 1996 - 241 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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Verse in English from Eighteenth-century Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - Poetry - 1998 - 623 pages
...doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; 90 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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A Book of Irish Verse

William Butler Yeats - Poetry - 2000 - 256 pages
...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 swept his aged breast; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allow'd ;. The broken...
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The Ireland Anthology

George O'Brien - Fiction - 1957 - 492 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...Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed; The broken...
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