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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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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 5

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810 - 820 pages
...fuch, We fcarcely can praife it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the univerfe, narrow'd his mindt And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat To perfuade Tommy Townihend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volumes 8-9

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1810 - 874 pages
...applying to him the lines of Goldsmith, with which we close our observations. A man whose genius is such We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrows his mind, And to party gives up what was meant for mankind, ARTICLE 1 !. flints on the National...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 470 pages
...'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good * Edmund, whose genius wa* such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much...fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, Topersuadef Tommy Townshend tolendhimavote; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining,...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1812 - 466 pages
...why need I repeat what has been already said in so happy a manner by Goldsmith, of this great Man : " Who, born for the universe narrow'd his mind, • And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to give him a...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1813 - 124 pages
...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,...straining his throat, To persuade £Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on rer fining, And thought of convincing,...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 480 pages
...essential law, the constituent of its being. And of Shakespeare it could least of all be said, " he narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." He represented men as he had seen them. And he could neither repeal nor ignore the old law of human...
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Sermons by the Late Rev. J.S. Buckminster

Joseph Stevens Buckminster - 1815 - 446 pages
...Burke, 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 to forbear ; for of Burke, at least, posterity...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...it can't be denied 'em, ['em. That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much \Vlio, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, [mankind : And to party gave up what was meant for...
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1816 - 240 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, or blame it too much;- H Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind :...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1817 - 192 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,...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind : ii An eminent attorney. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy...
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