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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith V3: With A New Life of the ...
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acquainted admiration Æneid amusement ancient appearance Asem beauty Broom of Cowdenknows called character charms Cicero Colley Cibber comedy continued dæmon David Rizzio Demetrius Phalereus distress dressed eloquence endeavour English entertainment ESSAY excellence expression eyes Falstaff fame fancy favour folly fond fortune French friends friendship frugality genius gentleman give happiness heart Homer honour humour imagination imitation improvement Italy justice labours lady language laws learning lived Lysippus mankind manner means merit metaphors Metastasio mind nation nature never obliged observed occasion Olinda once orator passion perceived Pergolesi perhaps philosopher Planxty pleasing pleasure poet poetry polite possessed praise present quæ Quintilian racter rapture ridiculous says scarcely seemed seldom sense shew society soon speak spondees taste Theophilus Cibber Thespis thing thought tion Virgil virtue vulgar whole word writer young
Страница 311 - O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife ; and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone On the fore-finger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men's noses as they lie asleep : Her waggon-spokes made of long spinners...
Страница iii - The life of Dr. Parnell is a task which I should very willingly decline, since it has been lately written by Goldsmith, a man of such variety of powers, and such felicity of performance, that he always seemed to do best that which he was doing; a man who had the art of being minute without tediousness, and general without confusion; whose language was copious without exuberance, exact without constraint, and easy without weakness.
Страница 294 - No traveller returns, puzzles the will And makes us rather bear those ills we have Than fly to others that we know not of ? Thus conscience does make cowards of us all...
Страница 317 - O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full.
Страница 294 - The oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely, The pangs of despis'd love, the law's delay, The insolence of office, and the spurns That patient merit of the unworthy takes, When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin...
Страница 301 - As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the Blest; with, such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheer'd with the grateful smell old Ocean smiles...
Страница 434 - It is the interest of the one to allow as little for writing, and of the other to write as much, as possible.
Страница 18 - But me, not destined such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; My fortune leads to traverse realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own.
Страница 131 - The. passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly...
Страница 286 - ... mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love and praise. O how shall words with equal warmth The gratitude declare That glows within my ravish'd heart? But Thou canst read it there. Thy Providence my life sustain'd, And all my wants redrest; When in the silent womb I lay, And hung upon the breast.