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" Turn to learning and gaming, religion and raking. With the love of a wench, let his writings be chaste ; Tip his tongue with strange matter, his pen with fine taste ; That the rake and the poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head, and set fire... "
The Port Folio - Page 296
1808
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith, John Aikin - 1842 - 322 pages
...prevail, Set fire to his head, and set fire to his tail; For the joy of each sex on the world I 'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian, dupe, gamester,...here." To these we shall add another sketch of our author (by way of epitaph), written by a friend as soon as he heard of his death :— " Here rests...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 550 pages
...the Ioy of each sex, on tho world I'll bestow it, This scholar, riike, Christian, dupe, gamester, a Though a mixture so odd, he shall merit great fame,...on earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, Too, Hermes, shail fetch him— to make us sport here. ON DR. GOLDRMITH'R CHARACTERISTICAI. COOKERY....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 558 pages
...head, and set fire to the tail : Foe the joy of each sex, on the wnrld I'll bestow it, Thiż«cAeiar, surpafsed by others of the East in unanimity and...with it for eating. * com, pigs, geese, and turk eaith this strange meteor no more shall appear, You, Hermes, shall fetch him— to make us sport here....
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1850 - 298 pages
...poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to his head, and set fire to his tail ; For the joy of each sex on the world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian,...odd, he shall merit great fame, And among brother morlals be Goldsmith his name. When on earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, You, Hermes,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1850 - 558 pages
...world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian, dupe, irnmestsr, and poet; Though a mixture BO odd, he shall merit great fame, And among brother mortals — be Goldsmith hia name; When on earth ilus stranse meteor no more shall appear, You, Hermes, shall fetch him —...
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The Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1851 - 402 pages
...poet o'er all may prevail. Set fire to the head and set fire to the tail ; For the joy of each sex on the world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian,...You, Hermes, shall fetch him, to make us sport here." The charge of raking, so repeatedly advanced in the foregoing linss, must be considered a sportive...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 160 pages
...poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head, and set fire to the tail: For the joy of each sex, on the world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian,...Hermes, shall fetch him— to make us sport here. ON DB. GOLDSMITH'S GHABACTEBISTICAL COOKEBY. A JEtr D'ESFBIT. ARE these the choice dishes the doctor...
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Works, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1851 - 400 pages
...poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head and set fire to the tail ; For the joy of each sex on the world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian,...You, Hermes, shall fetch him, to make us sport here." The charge of raking, so repeatedly advanced in the foregoing lines, must be considered a sportive...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 162 pages
...poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head, and set flre to the tail: For the joy of each sex, on the world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian,...Hermes, shall fetch him — to make us sport here. ON DR. GOLDSMITH'S CHABACTEBISTICAL COOKEBY. A JEU D'ESPBIT. Here Hickey reclines, a most blunt, pleasant...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 376 pages
...poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head, and set fire to the tail : For the joy of each sex, on the world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian,...great fame, And among brother mortals — be Goldsmith bis name ; When on earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, You, Hermes, shall fetch him —...
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