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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 Spirit of the Age: Or, Contemporary Portraits, Volumes 1-2

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 482 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" — " • Narrow'd his mind, And to party gave np what- was meant for mankind — '* • who, from the height of his genius looking abroad into nature,...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1825 - 370 pages
...intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, " Who born for the universe narrowed his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." Talking of the origin of language, Johnson said, " It must have come by inspiration. A thousand, nay...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 440 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,...
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Memoirs of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1826 - 526 pages
...of Pope. and inequalities under an assertion that he belonged to the school of Dryden. Churchill— Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind, — Churchill was one of the first to seek in the « Mac - Flecknoe, » the « Absalom » and the »Hind...
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Memoirs of John Dryden, Volumes 1-2

Walter Scott - 1826 - 532 pages
...assertion that he belonged to the school of Dryden. Churchill— Who, born for the universe, narrow' d his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind, — Churchill was one of the first to seek in the « Mac - Flecknoe, » the « Absalom » and the «Hind...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

1827 - 576 pages
...friend, must continue applicable, so long as this state of the legislature endures ? " 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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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827 - 564 pages
...verses and inequalities under an assertion that he belonged to the school of Dryden. Churchill — Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind,— Churchill was one of the first to seek in the " Mac-Flecknoe," the "Absalom," and the " Hind and Panther,"...
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Parriana: Miscellaneous materials bearing on Parr's controversies

Edmund Henry Barker - 1829 - 798 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 ? ' " Dr. Johnson seems to have been imperfectly acquainted with Berkeley's doctrine," says the annotator...
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Parriana: Miscellaneous materials bearing on Parr's controversies

Edmund Henry Barker - 1829 - 804 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 ? ' " Dr. Johnson seems to have been imperfectly acquainted with Berkeley's doctrine," says the annotator...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1829 - 344 pages
...harsh verses and inequalities under an assertion that he belonged to the school of Dryden. Churchill— Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind,— Churchill was one of the first to seek in the " MacFlecknoe," the " Absalom," and the " Hind and Panther,"...
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