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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. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 255
by James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
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Several Hands - 1774
...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. Though fraught with all learning, kept draining his throat To perfuade Tommy Townfend * to lend him...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...or blame. it too much ;; (<) Vide Page 6. . (n) IbicL Who,, Who, born for the Univerfe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave u,p, what was meant for mankind. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, To perfuade (o) Tommy Townfend to lend him...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse, Charles Howard (3rd earl of Carlisle.) - 1785
...genius was fuch, We fnarcely can juaife it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the unive rfe uarrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, To perfuade f Tommy Townfhend to lend him...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1794
...genius was fuch We fcarcely can praife it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the Umverfe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Th'o' fraught with all learning, 'yet ftraining his throat Tb'perTuade * Tommy Townfend to lend him...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
...genius wasfuch, 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, ToperfuadeTommyTownfliend(o) to lend him...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...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' frvigot with all learning, yet draining his ttl.OJt To perfu idc I Tommy Townfliend to lend...
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The Lounger's Common-place Book, Volume 1

Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - Anecdotes - 1796
...genius was fuch, J fcarcelv 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. Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went, on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought...
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Memoirs of the right honourable Edmund Burke; or, An impartial review of his ...

Charles M'Cormick - 1798
...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. K Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, " To perfuade Tommy Townfend to lend him...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...intellectual feaft, regret that he fhould be charadlerifed as the man, /* Who born for the univerfe narrow'd his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind ?" Talking of the origin of language, Johnibn faid, " It muft have come by infpiration. A thoufand,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...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...me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness, and engaged to correspond by letters. I said, ' I hope, Sir, you will not forget me in...
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