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" As an actor, confess'd without rival to shine ; As a wit, if not first, in the very first line : Yet, with talents like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colors he spread, And beplaster'd... "
The Lounger's Common-place Book: Or, Miscellaneous Anecdotes. A Biographic ... - Page 204
by Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1796
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The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and ..., Volume 1

1780 - 852 pages
...actor, confcfs'd, without rival to (hiñe ; As a wit, if not firft, in the тегу firft line : Vet, with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failing!, » dupe to his art. J,ike ah ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And be-plaifter'd...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 316 pages
...all that was pleafant in man ; As an aftor, confeft without rival to mine ; As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line : Yet, with talents like thefe,...The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpreaj, And beplafter'd, with rouge, his own natural red. On...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse - 1785 - 320 pages
...man ; As an adtor, confefl without rival to fhine ; As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft lire : Yet, with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to hit art. Like an an ill-judging beauty, his colour* he fpreaJ, And beplafter'd, with rouge, hi» own...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794 - 124 pages
...that was pleafant in man; As an actor, confefs'd without rival to fliine— As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line; Yet, with talents like thefe,...heart, The man had his failings— a dupe to his art i Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And beplafter'd with rouge his own natural red...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 pages
...pleafant in man ; As an aclor, confed without rival to (hiñe, As a wit, if not firft, in the very in it line ; Yet with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe ro his art; i .ike an ill- judging beauty his colours he fpread, And bcplafter'd with rouge his own...
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Warners Reise durch die nördlichen Graffschaften von England und die Grenzen ...

Richard Warner - 1803 - 702 pages
...rival to shine; As a wit, if not first, in the very first line. Yet, with talents like these andan excellent heart, The Man had his Failings — a dupe to his art. Like an ill -judging beauty, his colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 322 pages
...without rival to shine : As a wit, if not first, in the very first line : Yet, with talents like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colors he spread,. And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural, simple,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 656 pages
...without rival to shine*, As a wit, if not first, in the very first line ! Yet, with talents like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings — a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, bis colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...without rival to shine , As a wit, if not first, in the very first line ; Yet with talents like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art ; Like an ill-judging beauty his colors he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural, simple,...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 294 pages
...without rival to shine : As a wit, if not first, in the very first line: let, with talents like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. 1 ike an ill-judging heauty, his colours he spread, And heplaster'd with roage his own natural red....
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