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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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Memoirs of John Dryden, Volúmenes1-2

Walter Scott - 1826
...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 « Mac - Flecknoe, » the « Absalom » and the «Hind...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...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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Memoirs of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1826 - 277 páginas
...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 « Mac - Flecknoe, » the « Absalom » and the »Hind...
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The Monthly Review

1827
...Edmund Burke, his friend, must continue applicable, so long as this state of the legislature endures ? " Good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can...learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townsend to give him a vote." ' One thing remarkable on this occasion is, that Mr. Canning renounced...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott, Volumen1

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...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 " Mac-Flecknoe," the "Absalom," and the " Hind and Panther,"...
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Parriana: Miscellaneous materials bearing on Parr's controversies

Edmund Henry Barker - 1829
...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 ? ' " Dr. Johnson seems to have been imperfectly acquainted with Berkeley's doctrine," says the annotator...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary ..., Parte2;Partes1945-1948

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...written for him by Goldsmith : — Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely con praise it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the...learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshcnd to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1859
...strong reasons for their change of 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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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: In Six ..., Volumen1

Walter Scott - 1829 - 323 páginas
...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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