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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 Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - 1834
...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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HARVARDIANA

1835
...great effects they may produce, 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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The Archives of Comparative Medicine and Surgery: A Quarterly ..., Volumen1

1881
...trading patriots, he abused his glorious powers to the scramblings and squabblings of the day, and, " Born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. " And now, gentlemen, you will allow me to discuss, in conclusion, this institution, which is dedicated...
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

Merriam-Webster, Inc - 1984 - 940 páginas
...in England) <he who draws his pen for one party must expect to make enemies of the other — Dryden) <who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, and to party gave up what was meant for mankind — Goldsmith) Bloc implies a combination of persons or groups who otherwise differ in party or in...
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Wordsworth's Second Nature: A Study of the Poetry and Politics

James Chandler - 1984 - 313 páginas
...his friend Burke, of whom Goldsmith said, with such truth, long ago 'that born for the universe, "he narrowed his mind" And to party gave up what was meant for mankind.' " The comment has led Leslie Chard II, who considers the question of Wordsworth's conversion to Burke...
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The Influence of Rhetoric in the Shaping of Great Britain: From the Roman ...

Robert Tarbell Oliver - 1986 - 321 páginas
...patriotism, and he cited as applying to all of them the disparagement Goldsmith applied to Burke— Who, born for the universe narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. 19 Mistakes in tactics there may have been, even serious mistakes. And the prosecutors may, indeed,...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: English traits, Volumen5

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 512 páginas
...EVEN IN HIM, THE . . . IDEAS. In "Retaliation: A Poem" (11. 29-32) Oliver Goldsmith says of 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" (The Collected Works of Oliver...
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Die Wiederkehr der Klugheit: Edmund Burke und das Augustan Age

Detmar Doering - 1990 - 312 páginas
...Puristen des Augustan Age sah, schrieb 1774 dieses scherzhafte Epitaph über seinen freund Edmund Burke: "Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...his mind, and to party gave up what was meant for mankind."1 Goldsmith drückte damit aus, was die meisten Augustans dachten, wenngleich doch nur selten...
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Pre-Revolutionary Writings

Edmund Burke - 1993 - 328 páginas
...imparted a distinctiveness to his views on specific questions. Was Goldsmith right to say that he was one whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it,...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind 18 or is there something besides to be said? There is much that is obviously plausible in Goldsmith's...
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Britsch und Kornmann: quellenkundliche Untersuchungen zur Theorie der ...

Otfried Schütz - 1993 - 171 páginas
...Puristen des Augustan Age sah, schrieb 1774 dieses scherzhafte Epitaph über seinen freund Edmund Burke: "Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...it too much; Who, born for the universe, narrowed bis mind, and to party gave up what was meant for mankind."1 Goldsmith drückte damit aus, was die...
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