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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With an Account ... - Page 104
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 416 pages
...pencil was striking, resistless, and grand; His manners were gentle , complying, and bland; Stillborn to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces , his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judg'd without skill , he was still hard of hearing :...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, t I have to contemplate without emotion that elevation...titles of veneration to that enthusiastic, distant averse, yet most civilly steering ; When they judged without skill, he was still hard of hearing :...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...to tell you my luind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, less and the scented rose ; this red, And of a humbler...into the darkest gloom ( if neighbouring cypress, averse, yet most civilly steering; When they judged without skill, he was still hard of hearing : When...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844 - 544 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind: His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand, His manners were gentle, complying, and...born to improve us in every part,— His pencil our faces,—his manners our heart." ^~~,.^a 1, What happened to Sir Joshua Reynolds when the Royal Academy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 550 pages
...pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland : Still bom to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judged without skill, he was still hard of hearing : When...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 282 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and...pencil our faces, his manners our heart ; To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judg'd without skill, he was still out of hearing .' When...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 386 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind : His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and...pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judg'd without skill, he was still out of hearing : When...
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Catalogue of the Pictures in the Gallery of Alleyn's College of God's Gift ...

Dulwich Picture Gallery - 1914 - 416 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has left not a wiser or better behind ; His pencil was striking, resistless and grand, His manners were gentle, complying and...part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart. Of his knowledge, taste, and intellectual power his Discourses delivered to the Academy students are...
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Sketches of Great Painters

Edwin Watts Chubb - 1915 - 330 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a w1ser or better behind, His pencil was striking, resistless and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and...pencil our faces, his manners our heart: To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering. When they judged without skill, he was still hard of hearing, When...
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A Book of English Literature, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 468 pages
...His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; 140 Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart; To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judged without skill he was still hard of hearing; When...
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