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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, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Pagina 348
door James Boswell - 1922
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774 - 70 pagina’s
...praife it, 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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Several Hands - 1774 - 642 pagina’s
...whofe 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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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 316 pagina’s
...whofe 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' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining hit throat, To perfuade f Tommy Townfhend to lend him...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 304 pagina’s
...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 ...

James Roach - 1794 - 272 pagina’s
...Edmund, whofe 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 - 124 pagina’s
...esourgoodEdmund(;z),whofe 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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The Lounger's Common-place Book: Or, Miscellaneous Anecdotes. A Biographic ...

Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1796 - 296 pagina’s
...Edmund, whofe 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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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 pagina’s
...whofe 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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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 464 pagina’s
...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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Memoirs of the right honourable Edmund Burke; or, An impartial review of his ...

Charles M'Cormick - 1798 - 402 pagina’s
...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. K Tho' fraught with all learning, yet ftraining his throat, " To perfuade Tommy Townfend to lend him...
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