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" As an actor, confess'd without rival to shine ; As a wit, if not first, in the very first line: Yet, with talents like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings — a dupe to his art. "
The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author - Page 236
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...failings — a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...affecting; 'Twas only that when he was off he was acting. 'lTheRev.Dr.Dodd. r Dr. Kcnrlck, who read lectures at the Devil Tavern, under the title of " The School...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting j 'Twas only that, when he was off, he was acting. With...reason on earth to go out of his way, He turn'd and he vary'd full ten times a day : Though secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick If they were not his...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...failings — a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...of his way, He turn'd and he varied full ten times a day : Though secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick If they were not his own by finessing and...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread. And be-plaster'd with rouije his own natural red. On the stage he was natural,...acting;. With no reason on earth to go out of his way, He tuniM and he varied full ten times a day: Tho' secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick, If they...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - Epitaphs - 1806 - 230 pages
...be-plaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting; $ . Twasonly that when he was off, he was acting. With no reason...on earth to go out of his way, ^ He turn'd and he vary'd full ten times a day ; ^ Tho' secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick, 75 He cast off his...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colors he spread,. And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...of his way, He turn'd and he varied full ten times a day : Though secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick, If they were not his own by finessing and...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...nahwal red. On the stage he was uatnral, simple, afi< cling; \ •-•..:>. only that wheu he was oft' he was acting.} With no reason on earth to go out of his way, He turn'd and he varied full ten times a day; Tho' secure of our beaits, yet confoundedly sirk If they were not his own by finessing and trick...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...his failings— a dupe tohis art. Uke an ill-judging beauty, ^his colours he spread, And bcplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...acting. With no reason on earth to go out of his way, He lurn'd and he varied full ten times a day : Though secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick If they...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...natural red. Ou On the staire he was natural, simple, affective '.; "I was only that, when he was ottj he was acting. With no reason on earth to go out of...varied full ten times a-day; Though secure of our heart*, yet confoundedly sick, If they were not his own by finessing and trick : He cast oiT his friends,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...beplaster'cl with rouge kis own natural red. On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting; Twasonly that when he was off, he was acting. 'With no reason...of his way, He turn'd and he varied full ten times a day: Thsugh secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly lick, If they were not his own by finessing and...
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