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" Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the Universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. "
The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ... - Page 54
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
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Several Hands - 1774 - 642 pages
...the epitaph on the celebrated orator, Mr. Burke : * Here lies our good Edmund, whofe genius was fuch, We fcarcely can praife it or blame it too much : Who,...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, kept draining his throat To perfuade Tommy Townfend * to lend him...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774 - 70 pages
...was fuch,, We fcarcely can praife it, or blame. it too much ;; (<») Vide Page 6. . (n) IbicL Who,, Who, born for the Univerfe, narrow'd his mind, And...fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, To perfuade (o) Tommy Townfend to lend him a vote ; ' Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 17

1778 - 630 pages
...That fly-boots was curfedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whofe genius was fuch, We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much ; • . Who, born for the Univerfe, narrow'd hit mind, And to party gave up, what was meant for mankind. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ¿training...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 316 pages
...That fly-boots was curfedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good f Edmund, whofe genius was fuch, We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much •....mankind. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining hit throat, To perfuade f Tommy Townfhend to lend him a vote • Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 304 pages
...genius was fuch, We fnarcely can juaife it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the unive rfe uarrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for...fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, To perfuade f Tommy Townfhend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining,...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 320 pages
...fly-boots was curfedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good -)- Edmund, whofe genius was fuch,. We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much; Who, born for the univerfe«arrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Tfao' fraught with all...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791 - 206 pages
...That fly-boots was curfedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies bur good f Edmund, whofe genius was , fuch, We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much ;...Who, born for the univerfe, narrow'd his mind, -And tp party gave up what was meant for mankind: Thoiigh fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat>...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 556 pages
...intellectual feaft, regret that he fhould be characterifed as the man, " Who born for the univerfe narrowed his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind ?" My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tendernefs,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 308 pages
...fly-boot* was curiedty cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good* EDMUND, whofe genius v^as fuch, ^\Ve fcarcely can praife it, or blame it, too much ; Who, born for the univerfe, narrow'd his mind, •_ And to party gave up what wa» meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet ftraining...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - 1794 - 272 pages
...'em, That fty-boots was curfedly cunning to hide "em. Here lies our good Edmund, whofe genius was fuch We fcarcely can praife it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the Umverfe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Th'o' fraught with all...
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