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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 Quarterly Review, Volume 32

1825
...the moderation u 1 and and liberality of Pope, who had reason to believe, that his friend too much narrowed his mind, ' And to party gave up what was meant for maukind.' He therefore cautious him in the form of confident expectation : ' Resentment, indeed, may...
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Memoirs of John Dryden, Volumes 1-2

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 - Authors, English - 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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Memoirs of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1826 - 277 pages
...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
...friend, must continue applicable, so long as this state of the legislature endures ? " Good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it or...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townsend to give him...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott

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 Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: In Six Volumes

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1829
...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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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...wit and livelinee* which distinguish the happiest of his prose writings. Here lies our good Edmund,* liis mind, And to party gave up what was meant lor mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet t...
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