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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, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind... "
Learned in the Law: Or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ... - Página 250
por William Henry Davenport Adams - 2002 - 386 páginas
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1807
...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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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volumen2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...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 ?" Talking of the origin of language, Johnson said, "It must.have come bv inspiration. A thousand,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volumen3

James Boswell - 1807
...stood in the couplet where Mr. Townshend is now introduced : " Though fraught with all learning kept straining his throat, " To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote." It may be worth remarking, among the minutiae of my collection, that Johnson was once drawn to serve...
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The Pleasures of Human Life: Investigated Cheerfully, Elucidated Satirically ...

John Britton - 1807 - 223 páginas
...became a cobler at last. Goldsmith records of Burke, that '< Though born for the universe, he narrow'd his mind, And to Party gave up what was meant for mankind." But here, the case was reversed, as Our political fop Cave up to mankind what was meant for the shop....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volumen2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...attorney. i* Vide page 53. ("a) Since this note was written o£ " Galvaw, or the death of Christ." Mere lies our good Edmund,* whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, bom for the universe, narrow'd his mindi And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volumen7

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809
...of Burke, and support myself by the authority of Goldsmith, who ventured early to lament that • he narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. But the awful history of our own times has persuaded me lo forbear; for of Burke, at least, posterity...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. With the Life of the Author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 93 páginas
...genius was fuch, We fcarcely can praife it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the univerfe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, To perfuade Tommy Townfhendtf to lend him...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 295 páginas
...applause transgress not virtue's rules : A witty sinner is the worst of fools. On Mr. Edmund Burke. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...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,...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Yet some have declar'd, and it can't be denied 'em, Vim! sly -boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind: [his throat Though fraught with...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volumen5

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810
...fuch, We fcarcely can praife it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the univerfe, narrow'd his mindt And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat To perfuade Tommy Townihend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...
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