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" As an actor, confest 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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ... - Page 162
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...cross over, No countryman living their tricks to discover; Detection her taper shall quench to a spark, And Scotchman meet Scotchman, and cheat in the dark....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...
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A Tour Through the Northern Counties of England, and the Borders ..., Volume 1

Richard Warner - Borders Region (Scotland) - 1802
...lies DAVID GARRICK, describe me who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an after, confest without rival to shine; As a wit, if not first,...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...
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Warners Reise durch die nördlichen Graffschaften von England und die Grenzen ...

Richard Warner - 1803
...fegen: 5ßcnn , iljn oeflutfAteit, fo bejahte er fte bafur in «igcnen SKunje. » ) • » ) Here lie« David Garrick, describe him who can, An abridgment...the very first line. Yet, with talents like these andan excellent heart, The Man had his Failings — a dupe to his art. Like an ill -judging beauty,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...Garrick,* describe him who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, cenfest without rival to shine ; As a wit, if not first, in...his 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...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...Macpherson, Esq. who lately, from the mere force of his style, wrote down the first poet of all antiquity. Here lies David Garrick, describe him who can, An...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...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...Gariick, describe him who ran, An abridgement of all that was pleasant in man; As an actor, contest without rival to shine : As a wit, if not first, in...his failings, 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...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - Epitaphs - 1806 - 230 pages
...public stock of harmless pleasure." Here lies David Garrick, describe mejvho can, fu il i An abridgement of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confest...Yet, with talents like these, and an excellent heart, J The man had his failings — a dupe to his art, Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...meet Scotchman, and cheat in the darR, Here lies David Garrick, describe me who can, An abridgement of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confest...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...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...Garrlck, describe him who can, An abridgement of all that was pleasantin man : As an actor, coufest without rival to shine*, As a wit, if not first, in...failings — a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, bis colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...Garr.ck, describe him who can. An abridgement of all that was pleasant in man : As an actor, contest without rival to shine; As a wit, if not first, in...excellent heart, The man had his failings— a dupe tohis art. Uke an ill-judging beauty, ^his colours he spread, And bcplaster'd with rouge his own natural...
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