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" Why, why was I born a man and yet see the sufferings of wretches I cannot relieve! Poor houseless creatures! the world will give you reproaches but will not give you relief. "
The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ... - Page 146
1770
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Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1886 - 258 pages
...of their betrayers, they sue to wretches whose hearts are insensible, or debauchees who may curse, but will not relieve them. " Why, why was I born a man, and yet see the sufferings of wretches I cannot relieve! Poor houseless creatures! The world will give you...
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The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite ...

Nathan David Thompson - American poetry - 1886 - 19 pages
...Why, why was I born a man, and yet see the sufferings of wretches I cannot relieve? Poor houseless creatures ! the world will give you reproaches, but will not give you relief. The slightest misfortunes of the great, the most imaginary uneasiness of the rich, are aggravated with...
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Pens and Types; Or, Hints and Helps for Those who Write, Print, Read, Teach ...

Benjamin Drew - Journalism - 1889 - 214 pages
...formed with so much sensibility ! or why was not my fortune adapted to its impulse! Poor houseless creatures ! The world will give you reproaches, but will not give you relief. Ah ! well of old the Psalmist prayed " Thy hand, not man's, on me be laid ! " Earth frowns below. Heaven...
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Selections from Addison and Goldsmith: For Use in Schools & Classes

Henry Norman Hudson - 1892 - 69 pages
...of their betrayers, they sue to wretches whose hearts are insensible, or debauchees, who may curse, but will not relieve them. Why, why was I born a man. and yet see the sufferings of wretches I cannot relieve? Poor houseless creatures! the world will give you...
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The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the ..., Volume 1

Irish literature - 1893
...of their betrayers, they sue to wretches whose hearts are insensible, or debauchees who may curse, but will not relieve them. Why, why was I born a man, and yet see the sufferings of wretches I cannot relieve ! Poor houseless creatures ! the world will give you...
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Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1893 - 695 pages
...a man, and yet see the sufferings of wretches I cannot ! relieve ! Poor houseless creatures ! the j , ?, slightest misfortunes of the great, the most imaginary uneasiness of the rich, are aggravated with...
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English Prose, Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...betrayers, they sue to wretches whose hearts are insensible to calamity, or debauchees who may curse, but will not relieve them. Why, why was I born a man, and yet see the sufferings I cannot relieve ! Poor houseless creatures ! the world will give you reproaches,...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1895
...betrayers, they sue to wretches whose hearts are insensible to calamity, or debauchees who may curse, but will not relieve them. Why, why was I born a man, and yet see the sufferings I cannot relieve ! Poor houseless creatures ! the world will give you reproaches,...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1895
...betrayers, they sue to wretches whose hearts are insensible to calamity, or debauchees who may curse, but will not relieve them. Why, why was I born a man, and yet see the sufferings I cannot relieve ! Poor houseless creatures ! the world will give you reproaches,...
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English Essays

J. H. Lobban - English essays - 1896 - 257 pages
...of their betrayers, they sue to wretches whose hearts are insensible, to debauchees who may curse, but will not relieve them. Why, why was I born a man, and yet see the sufferings of wretches I cannot relieve? Poor houseless creatures! the world will give you...
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