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... and too faint to go ; and the concluding ten lines , except the last couplet but one , which I distinguish by the Italick character : How small of all that human hearts endure , That part which kings or laws can cause or cure .
as much perplexed by Luke as by Lydiat in The Vanity of Human Wishes . The truth is , that Goldsmith himself was in a mistake . In the Respublica Hungarica , there is an account of a desperate rebellion in the year 1514 , headed by two ...
... remember I wrote a hundred lines of The Vanity of Human Wishes in a day . Doctor , SON . " ( turning to Goldsmith , ) I am not quite ĘTAT . 57. ] DR . JOHNSON . 11.
... is guilty of all the crimes which ignorance produces ; as to him that should extinguish the tapers of a lighthouse might justly be imputed the calamities of shipwrecks . Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity ; and as no ...
... And babes cling frighted to the nurses ' breast . With looks convuls'd he roars in pompous strain , And , like an angry lion , shakes his mane . The nine , with terrour struck , who ne'er had seen Aught human with so terrible ...
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