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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. "
Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ... - Сторінка 213
автори: Washington Irving - 1858
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 385 стор.
...on the celebrated orator, Mr. Burke: 'Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarely can praise it or blame it too much; Who, born for...meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, kept straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townsend to lend him a vote; 1 Referring to Dr John Douglas...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - 2000 - 525 стор.
...Goldsmith's description of him as the man, of all his generation, "Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, / And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." But party, as Burke understood it, was a broader and more generous principle of association than such...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

Wystan Hugh Auden - 2004 - 553 стор.
...Yet some have declared, and it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...or blame it too much; Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning,...
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Woodrow Wilson: The Essential Political Writings

Woodrow Wilson, Ronald J. Pestritto - 2005 - 279 стор.
...emptied the House of all audience. You remember what Goldsmith playfully suggested for Burke's epitaph; "Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such....scarcely can praise it. or blame it. too much; Who. too deep for his hearers, still went on refining. And thought of convincing while they thought of dining;...
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British Biography: A Reader

Carl Edmund Rollyson - 2005 - 308 стор.
...reflect on the loss of such an intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, "Who born for the universe narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind?" My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness, and...
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Conservative Thinkers: From John Adams to Winston Churchill

Peter Viereck - 191 стор.
...with meanness" and quoted Oliver Goldsmith's verdict on Burke: "Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind/ And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." Never having been so radical when young, Burke was never so reactionary when old as Coleridge and Wordsworth;...
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Pushing to the Front, Том 1

Orison Swett Marden - 2005 - 460 стор.
...narrowing, hardemng tendency of his occupation. Said Goldsmith,— - Burke, born for the umverse, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind " Constant engagement in traffic and barter has no elevating influence," says Lyndall. " The endeavor...
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Political Theory

VD Mahajan - 2006 - 910 стор.
...citizens working for the good of the country as a whole. Goldsmith wrote the following lines on Burke: "Who born for the universe narrowd his mind And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." The party system helps the rise of cliques and caucuses. Party organisation is a huge affair and people...
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Rising in the World, Or Architects of Fate

Orison Swett Marden - 2006 - 552 стор.
...hardening tendency of his occupation. Said Goldsmith, — " Burke, bom for the tioirerse, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." " Constant engagement in traffic and baiter has no elevating influence," says Lyndall. " The endeavor...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...(1772-1834) Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. - William Cowper Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such,...or blame it too much; Who, born for the Universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. - Samuel Johnson on Edmund Burke...
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