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" Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for fame; Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces... "
The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge - Page 292
1774
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The Public School Speaker

Francis Warre Cornish - Literature - 1900 - 570 pages
...almost to disease, Who peppered the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks,ye Kellys, and Woodfalls, sograve, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave !...
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The Goldsmith Anthology, 1745-1774

Edward Arber - English poetry - 1901 - 312 pages
...almost to disease, Who peppered the highest was surest to please ! But let us be candid, and speak out our mind ; If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind! Ye KENRICKS, ye KELLYS, and WOODFALLS so grave, Whatacommerce was yours! while you gotandyou gave. How did Grub Street re-echo...
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Memoirs of George Selwyn and his contemporaries

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave ! What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub Street reecho...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...disease, Who peppered the highest, was surest to please. ' Edmund Burke. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys 1, and Woodfalls 2 so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave! How did Grub-street...
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1901 - 434 pages
...almost to disease, Who peppered the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind : If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys,1 and Woodfalls 2 so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did...
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Memoirs of George Selwyn and His Contemporaries, Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1902
...almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave ! What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub Street reecho...
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Irving's Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - Authors, Irish - 1903 - 374 pages
...to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out bur mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, 30 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gavel How did Grub Street reecho...
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Oliver Goldsmith, a Biography

Washington Irving - 1903 - 303 pages
...disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, 10 If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woqdfalls0 so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave! How did Grub Street reecho...
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Irish Literature, Volume 4

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - Irish literature - 1904
...almost to disease, Who peppered the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys,1 and Woodfalls2 so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave! How did Grub-street...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1906 - 278 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, 115 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub-street...
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