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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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...a spark, And Scotchman meet Scotchman, and cheat in the dark. Here lies David Garrick, describe me who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in...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 ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...And Scotchman meet Scotchman and cheat in, the dark Here lies David Gamck, describe him who c..it, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man; As...and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dup« to his art. . * The Rev. Dr Dodd. j\ Dr. Kcnrick, who read lectures at the Devil Tavern, under...
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 149 pages
...Macpherson, Esq. who lately, from the mere force of kit 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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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Garrick, describe him who can -. An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confess'd without rival to shine , As a wit, if not first, in...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 natural,...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 pages
...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 be-plaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 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....like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings—a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread, .And be-plastered...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...Garrick, describe me who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confess'd 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...Here lies David Garrick, describe him who can, An abridgement of all that was pleasant in IIKIII : As an actor, confest without rival to shine; As a...failings— a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural ml. On the stage he was natural,...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...Garrick ; describe me, who can, An abridgement of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confessed 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 beplastered with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...Garrick, describe him who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man : £s an actor, confess'd without rival to shine ; As a wit, if not first, in...heart, The man had his failings — a dupe to his un. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red....
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