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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 Archives of Comparative Medicine and Surgery, Volume 1

Veterinary medicine - 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 - Reference - 1984 - 940 pages
...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 - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 313 pages
...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 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1986 - 321 pages
...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

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

Detmar Doering - Classicism - 1990 - 312 pages
...schrieb 1774 dieses scherzhafte Epitaph über seinen freund Edmund Burke: "Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it or...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, Ian Harris - History - 1993 - 328 pages
...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 - Art - 1993 - 171 pages
...schrieb 1774 dieses scherzhafte Epitaph über seinen freund Edmund Burke: "Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it or...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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John Dryden: The Critical Heritage

James Kinsley, Helen Kinsley - Reference - 1995 - 414 pages
...belonged to the school of Dryden. Churchill — 1 See supra, pp. 257-9. * Supra, pp. 310-12. Who, bom for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind, — 1 Churchill was one of the first to seek in the Mac-Flecknoe, the Absalom, and the Hind and the...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 pages
...on the celebrated orator, Mr. Burke: 'Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarely 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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