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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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830 - 844 pages
...of the shrewd observation, wit and livelinee* which distinguish the happiest of his prose writings. an Book Exchange liis mind, And to party gave up what was meant lor mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet t...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 256 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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 544 pages
...denied 'em That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em Here lies our good Edmund,t whose genius wa tages for the empty pleasure of improving society. By his present method, he is li narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind Though fraught with all learning,...
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The British Satirist: Comprising the Best Satires of the Most Celebrated ...

1831 - 790 pages
...attorney. " Vide page 181. fo) Since this note was written, of " Calvary, or the De*th of Christ " Hera lies our good 'Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely...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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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 5; Volume 10

1831 - 426 pages
...consented to mingle himself with the political wranglings of the day, that ' Born for the universe, he narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind.' To the works, to which we have already alluded, we shall have occasion to recur in the course of this...
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The Christian Examiner and General Review, Volume 10

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - 1831 - 422 pages
...consented to mingle himself with the political wranglings of the day, that ' Born for the universe, he narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind.' To the works, to which we have already alluded, we shall have occasion to recur in the course of this...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1831 - 604 pages
...intellectual feast, regret that he should aracterised as the man, " Who born for the universe narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind 1 ? " r revered friend walked down with me to the i, where we embraced and parted with tenderand engaged...
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The speeches in both houses of parliament, on the question of reform in the ...

Parliament proc, Will. iv - 1832 - 890 pages
...greatness, and his value were lost to the country. His epitaph was written long before his death : — Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...blame it too much ; . Who, born for the universe, • narrow'd his mind. And to рапу g.ive up what wag meant for mankind. That is the natural effect...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - 1834 - 516 pages
...assertion that he belonged to the school of Dryden.1 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 " Mac1 ["I learned versification wholly from the...
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HARVARDIANA

1835 - 40 pages
...great effects they may produce, when properly improved. Though it was satirically said of Burke, " He, born for the universe narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind," yet we think it cannot be properly said of Mr. Canning. His powers were such as could insure success...
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