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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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Parriana: Miscellaneous materials bearing on Parr's controversies

Edmund Henry Barker - 1829 - 794 pages
...intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, ' AV'ho born for the universe narrow'd his mind, ' And to party gave up what was meant for mankind ? ' " Dr. Johnson seems to have been imperfectly acquainted with Berkeley's doctrine," says the annotator...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1829 - 344 pages
...under an 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 " MacFlecknoe," the " Absalom," and the " Hind and Panther,"...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary ..., Part 2; Parts 1945-1948

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 436 pages
...genius was such, We scarcely con 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 Townshcnd to lend him...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1859 - 1090 pages
...opinion. lie did not say of them that Goldsmith said of Burke : — "Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." He did not wish to insinuate any change of that kind, but he would say to those right hon. Gentlemen,...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 256 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 : Tho' fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend|| to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 544 pages
...whose genius wa such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much; Who, born for the universe, ed by hU Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshendt to lend him...
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The British Satirist: Comprising the Best Satires of the Most Celebrated ...

1831 - 790 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 tTommy Townshend to lend him...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1831 - 604 pages
...such an 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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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 5; Volume 10

1831 - 426 pages
...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. Including a Journal of a Tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831 - 600 pages
...an intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, " Who bom for the universe narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind1 ?" My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness,...
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