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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 of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ... - Page 54
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 pages
...That uy-boots was i--.lr.liy cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good lidmund, whofe genius was fuch We fcarcely can praife it or blame it too much ; Who,...to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Tho' frvigot with all learning, yet draining his ttl.OJt To perfu idc ¡I Tommy Townfliend to lend him a...
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The Lounger's Common-place Book: Or, Miscellaneous Anecdotes. A Biographic ...

Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1796 - 296 pages
...defcribed that gentleman more hnppily. Here lies our good Edmund, whofe genius was fuch, J fcarcelv can praife it or blame it too much, Who born for the...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went, on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought...
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Memoirs of the right honourable Edmund Burke; or, An impartial review of his ...

Charles M'Cormick - 1798 - 402 pages
...ingenious author not having lived to revife it. ** Here lies our good EDMUND, whofe genius was fuch, " We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much ;..." And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. K Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, " To perfuade Tommy Townfend to lend him...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 464 pages
...reflect on the lofs of fuch an intellectual feaft, regret that he fhould be charadlerifed as the man, /* Who born for the univerfe narrow'd his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind ?" Talking of the origin of language, Johnibn faid, " It muft have come by infpiration. A thoufand,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...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, and...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...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 mankind3?' My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799 - 496 pages
...intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, " Who born for the universe narrow'd his mind, " And to party ga.ve up what was meant for man" kind r My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness,...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 490 pages
...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, kept straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 192 pages
...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: Though fraught withalllearning, yet straininghis throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend ° to lend him...
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The Annual Necrology, for 1797-8;: Including, Also, Various Articles of ...

1800 - 702 pages
...patriot, appears ironical at the prefent roopitnt. " Here lie« our good Edmund, whofe genius 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...
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