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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, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind... "
The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany - Page 236
1824
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...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 Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 192 pages
...Yet some have declar'd, and it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind: Though fraught withalllearning,...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 488 pages
...exuberance of his -genius and fulness of his. mind often transported him, in the following lines : ' Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow.d his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind : Tho' fraught with all learning,...
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The Annual Necrology, for 1797-8;: Including, Also, Various Articles of ...

1800 - 702 pages
...was fuch, " We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much; " Who, born fur the L'niverfe, narrow'd his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. " Though fraught with a!l learning, yet /training his throat, ft To perfuade Tommy Townfhend to lend him » vote ; " Who...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 490 pages
...transported him, in the following lines : • Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, \Ve 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: Tho" fraught with all learning,...
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Annual Register of World Events, Volume 17

1801 - 554 pages
...genius was fuch. We fcarcely can pralle 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 (training his throat, To perfuade (m) Tommy Townfend to lend him...
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The Poetical Works of Dr. Oliver Goldsmith: Containing His Deserted Village ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1802 - 130 pages
...genius was fuch, We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the univerfe, narrosv'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 Townfhend to lend...
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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
...Yet some have declar'd, and it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind. And to party gave up what was meant for mankind : Though fraught with all learning,...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 248 pages
...Yet some have declar'd, and it can't be deny'd *em, That sly boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what -was meant for mankind. Tho* fraught with all learning,...
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