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" Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for... "
Wit and Humor - Page 249
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1774
...his throat, [him a vote; To perfuade Dickey Whitworth to lend Who, too deep for hi. hearers, flill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining ; Tho' equal to all thing;, for all things unfit, [a wit : Too nice for a flatefman, too proud for...
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the monthly review or literay jouranl

Several Hands - 1774
...him a vote; Who, too deep -for his hearers, (till went on refining. And thought of Convincing, white they thought of Dining ; Though equal to all 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...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...throat, To perfuade (o) Tommy Townfend to lend him a vote ; ' Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining j Tho' equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatcfman, too proud for a wit : ....
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1778
...his throat, To perfuade (m) Tommy Townfend to lend him a vote j Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill 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 ftatefman, too proud for a wit : For...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Evans - 1780
...they thought of dining ; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatcfman, too proud for a wit : For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge, difobedient ; And too fond of the right to purfue the expedient. In fliort, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd,...
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A View of the History of Great Britain: During the Administration of Lord ...

Finance - 1782 - 411 pages
...a character of his friend* which concludes thus : — . Who too deep for his hearers, ftill Virent on refining, And thought of convincing while they thought of dining. Though equal to all thing?, for all things unfit 5 Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit 5 For s patriot too cool...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 280 pages
...convincing, while they thought of Tho' eqqal to all 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 to purfue the expedient. In fhort, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd,...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse, Charles Howard (3rd earl of Carlisle.) - 1785
...his hearers, ftill 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 ftatefaian, too proud for a wit ; For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge difobedient ; And too fond...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse, Charles Howard (3rd earl of Carlisle.) - 1785
...his throat, To perfuade f Tommy Townfhend to lend him a vote ;' \Vho, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining; T"ho' equal to all things, for all thing! unfit, 'Vo.o nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit :...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...perfuade jTommy Townfhend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, flill went on relining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining;...to all 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...
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