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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 - Page 61
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1836 - 118 pages
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 192 pages
...it can't be deny'd 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide "em. Here lies our good Edmund,f 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. * Vide page 73. f Ibid. Though...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1805 - 264 pages
...it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it,...fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuadeTommyTownshendi to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807 - 238 pages
...reflect on the loss of such an intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, " Who born for the universe narrow'd his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind ?" Talking of the origin of language, Johnson said, "It must.have come bv inspiration. A thousand,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 514 pages
...reflect on the loss of such an intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, "Who born for the universe narrow'd 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 tenderness, and...
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The Pleasures of Human Life: Investigated Cheerfully, Elucidated Satirically ...

John Britton - 1807 - 252 pages
...all, and became a cobler at last. Goldsmith records of Burke, that '< Though born for the universe, he narrow'd his mind, And to Party gave up what was meant for mankind." But here, the case was reversed, as Our political fop Cave up to mankind what was meant for the shop....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 322 pages
...("a) Since this note was written o£ " Galvaw, or the death of Christ." Mere lies our good Edmund,* whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, bom for the universe, narrow'd his mindi And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 102 pages
...whofe genius was fuch, We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the univerfe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, To perfuade Tommy Townfhendtf to lend him...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809 - 446 pages
...and support myself by the authority of Goldsmith, who ventured early to lament that • he narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. But the awful history of our own times has persuaded me lo forbear; for of Burke, at least, posterity...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 308 pages
...virtue's rules : A witty sinner is the worst of fools. On Mr. Edmund Burke. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it,...learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townsend to lend him a vote; . .... .'-. Who, \ Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining,...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 648 pages
...it can't be denied 'em, Vim! sly -boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it,...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind: [his throat Though fraught with all learning, yet straining To persuade Tommy Townsbend" to lend ban...
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