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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 John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 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,...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind; * The master of St. James' coffee-house, where the doctor, and his friends he has characterised in...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 1

1824 - 720 pages
...with almost phrenological precision, both its excellencies and defects : Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning,...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 430 pages
...\Ve remember the verses, in which he is described to be one, " Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, " And to party gave up, what was meant for mankind." is some extenuation of them that, in his time, equal subserviency, and equal adulation, were chargeable...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn: With a Letter to a ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 368 pages
...We remember the verses, in which he is Described to be one, " Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up, what was meant for mankind." But, if he had not been the very thing he was, would so many general truths have fallen from him ?...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 476 pages
...it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund,6 whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it,...yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend 7 to lend him a vote ; 1 David Garrick, Esq. * Counsellor John Ridge, a gentleman belonging to the...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...lies our good Edmund, whose genius was sueh, We seareely ean praise it or blame it too mueh ; Who, bom , if w to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of eonvineing,...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 160 pages
...That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was inch, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ;...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind : (9) Counsellor John Ridge, a gentleman belonging io the Irish bar. (10) Sir Joshua Reynolds. (11)...
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The Spirit of the Age, Or, Contemporary Portraits

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 426 pages
...possibly read the manuscript after he has once written it, or overlook the press. If there were a writer, who " born for the universe" — ... " — — —...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind — " who, from the height of his genius looking abroad into nature, and scanning the recesses of the...
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Memorials of the Public Life and Character of the Rt. Hon. James Oswald of ...

James Oswald - 1825 - 538 pages
...reproach, so frequently cast on those who have taken a prominent share in public affairs, that • he narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. From this correspondence it will also be seen, that while Mr Oswald was engaged in the most laborious...
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Memorials of the public life and character of James Oswald, in a ...

James Oswald - 1825 - 518 pages
...the reproach, so frequently cast on those who have taken a prominent share in public affairs, that he narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. From this correspondence it will also be seen, that while Mr Oswald was engaged in the most laborious...
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