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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 Christian Examiner and General Review, Volume 10

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - 1831 - 422 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 Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - 1834 - 516 pages
...an 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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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835 - 378 pages
...style, but not so satisfactory.— FONNEHEAU,] (?.) Mr. Burke. — C. " Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind? " (1) 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.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 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 mankind1?" My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness,...
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HARVARDIANA

1835 - 40 pages
...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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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 10

Englishmen - 1836 - 260 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, kept straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...
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The Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1836 - 150 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 J to lend...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - 1836 - 326 pages
...beings, and useful members of society. Goldsmith very properly condemns the man of talent, " who narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." " If the division of the male community into grades and classes be a confessed evil, what shall we...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - 1836 - 330 pages
...beings, and useful members of society. Goldsmith very properly condemns the man of talent, " who narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." " If the division of the male community into grades and classes be a confessed evil, what shall we...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837 - 530 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 ; Tho' fraught with all learning, kept straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshcnd to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...
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