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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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Select Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1878 - 154 pages
...poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head and set fire to the ta1l ; For the joy of each sex on the world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian,...on earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, ou, Hermes, shall fetch him, to make us sport here. You, " The charge of raking, so repeatedly advanced...
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The Stage: Or, Recollections of Actors and Acting from an Experience of ...

James Edward Murdoch - 1880 - 532 pages
...fire to his head and give heat to his spleen. For the joy of each sex on the world I'll bestow it, The scholar, rake, Christian, dupe, gamester, and poet....mixture so odd, he shall merit great fame, And among brother-mortals be Goldsmith his name : When on earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, You,...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1881 - 952 pages
...world I'll bestow it, This scholar, rake, Christian, dupe, gnmester, and poet. Though a mixture BO odd, he shall merit great fame, And among brother...earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, You, Ilermct, shall fetch him, to make ua aport here." The chargo of raking, so repeatedly advanced in the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1881 - 780 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, dupe, gamester, sm&jloet ; Though a mixture so odd, he shall merit great fame, And among brother mortals — be GOLDSMITH...
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Mahomet and his successors

Washington Irving - 1882 - 714 pages
...o'er all may prevail, Set fire In the head and set fire to the tail ; For ihc joy of each sex on ihc r The charge of raking, so repeatedly advanced in the foregoing lines, must be considered a sportive...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1882 - 966 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,...earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, You, Hermen, shall fetch him, to make us sport here." The charge of raking, so repeatedly advanced in the...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Poems. Plays. The bee. Cock-lane ghost

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885 - 494 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. ON DR. GOLDSMITH'S CHARACTERISTICAL COOKERY. A JEU D'ESPRIT. ARE these the choice dishes the Doctor...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Poems. Plays. The bee. Cock-lane ghost

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885 - 520 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. ON DR. GOLDSMITH'S CHARACTERISTICS, COOKERY. A JEU D'ESPRIT. ABE these the choice dishes the Doctor...
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Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1886 - 608 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,...earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, You, Hermee, sh».ll fetch him, to make us sport here." The charge of raking, so repeatedly advanced in...
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Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1886 - 608 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,...earth this strange meteor no more shall appear, You, ffermes. shall fetch him, to make us sport here." The charge of raking, so repeatedly advanced in the...
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