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" Though equal to all things, for all things unfit; Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit; For a patriot too cool; for a drudge disobedient; And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, sir,... "
The Lounger's Common-place Book, Or, Miscellaneous Anecdotes: A Biographic ... - Pagina 203
door Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1796
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...too cool ; for a drudge, difobedient, And too fond of the right to purfue the expedient. In fhort, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. (o) Mr. T. Townfend, Member for Whitchurch. D Here Here lies honeft (p) William, vvhofe heart was a...
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the monthly review or literay jouranl

Several Hands - 1774
...And too fond of the right to purfue the txptditnt. In (hört'twas his fate, ur.employ'd, or in play, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor.' The lines on Mr. Garrick are perhaps the moft mafterly part of this very agreeable fragment ; but they...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1778
...things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit : For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge, difobedient, . And too fond of the right...Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. (/) Author of the Weft-Indian, Fafluonable Lover, the Brothers, and other dramatic pieces. (g) Donor...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 286 pagina’s
...too cool ; for a drudge, difobedient; And too fond of the right, to purfue the expedient. In fhort, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. Here lies honeft WILLIAM, whofe heart was a min; , While the owner ne'er knew half the good that was...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794
...too cool ; for a drudge, difobedietit ; And too fond of the ri^ht to purfuc the expedient. In fhort, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd or in place, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. A 2 Here * Mr. T. Tvanjind, mrmbtr J'or Here lies honcft William, whofe heart was a mint, While the...
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Memoirs of the right honourable Edmund Burke; or, An impartial review of his ...

Charles M'Cormick - 1798
...cool ; for a drudge, difobedient ; " And too fond of the right to purfue the expedient. " In fhort, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, Sir, " To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor." Thofe, who were intimately acquainted with Mr. BURKE during the firft fix or eight years of his public...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 129 pagina’s
...patriot too cool; for a drudge disobedient; And -too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. Here lies honest Wjlliam, whose heart was a mint, While the owner ne'er knew half the good that was...
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Annual Register, Volume 17

1801
...difobedient, And too for.d of the right to purfue the ixptJitat. In (hört, 'twao his fate, uncmploy'd, or in place, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. (/) Author of the Weft-Indian, Fafhionable Lover, the Brothers, and other dramatic pieces. (£) Donor...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pagina’s
...too cool ; for a drudge, disobedient ; And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. Here lies honest William,f whose heart was a mint, While the owner ne 'er knew half the good that was...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1805 - 148 pagina’s
...too cool ; for a drudge disobedient ; And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. Here lies honest William, whose heart was a mint, While the owner ne'er knew half the good that was...
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