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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822 - 508 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,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 428 pages
...uius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, nam)*-'d his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind : Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat [vote; To persuade Tommy Townshend" to...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...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 master of St. James' coffee-house, where the doctor, and his friends he has characterised in...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

Sir James Prior - 1824 - 618 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 with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, endure ; And which not done, the richest must be poor. Late as it Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 1

1824 - 720 pages
...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. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townsend to lend him a...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn: With a Letter to a ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 368 pages
...We remember the verses, in which he is Described to be one, " Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up, what was meant for mankind." But, if he had not been the very thing he was, would so many general truths have fallen from him ?...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 430 pages
...\Ve remember the verses, in which he is described to be one, " Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, " And to party gave up, what was meant for mankind." is some extenuation of them that, in his time, equal subserviency, and equal adulation, were chargeable...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 476 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 with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend 7 to lend him...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...whose genius was sueh, We seareely ean praise it or blame it too mueh ; Who, bom for the universe, X% $ Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him...
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