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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 Civil service handbook of English literature - Page 149
by Henry Austin Dobson - 1880 - 314 pages
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 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 mankind ?" Talking of the origin of language, Johnson said, " It must have come by inspiration. A thousand,...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. 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 ; Though fraught with all learning,...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good {Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it,...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade §Tommy Townshend to lend him...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. 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; * David Garrick, Esq. f Counsellor...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B..

Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Rose, Thomas Percy, Thomas Campbell - 1821
...can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good^f 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. Though fraught with all learning,...
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Sermons, Volume 1

Joseph Stevens Buckminster - 1821
...of Burke, and support myself by the authority of Goldsmith, who ventured early to lament that • be narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. But the awful history of eur own times has persuaded me to forbear; for of Burke, at least, posterity...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1821
...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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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...<'.'urric;k. " Counsellor John Ridge, a gentleman belonging to the Irish bar. 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 : [throat, Though fraught with all...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

English poetry - 1822
...denied 'era. That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to h-uif 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose g< uius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, nam)*-'d his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind : Though fraught with all learning,...
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