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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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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 274 pages
...Yet some have declared, 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,...learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend 1 to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 678 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 ?" Talking of the origin of language, Johnson said, " It must have come by inspiration. A thousand,...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1819 - 120 pages
...can praise it, or blame it, too much; \Vho, born tor the universe, narrow'd his mind, Arrl to puny gave up what was meant for mankind ; Though fraught...learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tom,my Townsendf to jend him a vote : -,. Wiio, too deep for his hearers, stilj weflt on refia 5°K' - - And...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 488 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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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 236 pages
...Yet some have declared, 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,...learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade ęTommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 314 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; * David Garrick, Esq. f Counsellor...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 446 pages
...declar'd, and it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good^f Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise...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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Sermons, Volume 1

Joseph Stevens Buckminster - 1821 - 448 pages
...of Burke, and support myself by the authority of Goldsmith, who ventured early to lament that • be narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. But the awful history of eur own times has persuaded me to forbear; for of Burke, at least, posterity...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821 - 376 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 Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1821 - 570 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 and Panther,"...
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