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" Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining ; Tho' 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... "
The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ... - Страница 74
написао/ла Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 страница
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Том 5

James Boswell - 1821
...stood in the couplet where Mr. Townshend is now introduced : " Though fraught with all learning kept straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote." It may be worth remarking, among the minutice of my collection, that Johnson was once drawn to serve...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...stood in the couplet where Mr. Townshend is now introduced : " Though fraught with all learning kept straining his throat, " To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend' him a vote." It may be worth remarking among the minutiae of my collection, that Johnson was once drawn to serve...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 страница
...gentleman belonging to'the Irish Bar. J} Sir Joshua Reynolds. 10 .An eminent attorney. Though fraughtwith all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend* to lend him a vote; [ing, Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on reh'nAnd thought of convincing while they thought...
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Works, Том 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1824
...conversation was renewed by the English gentleman's repeating Goldsmith's celebrated lines on Burke — " Who too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, whilst they thought of dining, In short 'twas his fate unemployed or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold,...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Том 1

1824
...much ; Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townsend to lend him a vote — Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 страница
...mueh ; Who, bom for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. omas Tegg eonvineing, while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too niee...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian instructor]., Том 6

1842
...; that engages the reflecting minority. The liberator of the Hottentots, like the immortal Burke, ' Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining,...thought of convincing, while they thought of dining,' frequently talks an assembly of shallow men into marked and ill-maunered impatience, while discoursing...
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Castle Rackrent. Essay on Irish bulls. The modern Griselda. v. II. Belinda ...

Maria Edgeworth - 1825
...conversation was renewed by the English gentleman's repeating Goldsmith's celebrated lines on Burke — " Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, whilst they thought of dining ; In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd or in place, sir, To eat mutton...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend 7 to lend him a vote ; 1 David Garrick, Esq. * Counsellor John Ridge, a gentleman belonging to the...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Том 2

William Hazlitt - 1826 - 472 страница
...as one who was kept back in his dazzling, wayward career, by the supererogation of his talents — Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit. Dr. Johnson, in Boswell's Life, tells us that the only person whose conversation he ever sought for...
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