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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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...shall cross No countryman living their tricks to discover; Detection her taper shall quench to a spark, And Scotchman meet Scotchman, and cheat in the dark....abridgment of all that was pleasant in man: As an actor, confess'd without rival to shine; As a wit, if not first, in the very first line: Yet, with talents...
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The steam-boat companion, from Queenhithe to Richmond, and on to Hampton ...

Steam boat companion - 1824 - 197 pages
...Pavid Garrick, describe me who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man; As an Actor, eonfest 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, bis own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...to a spark, And Scotchman meet Scotchman and cheat in the dark. Here lies David Garrick, describe me ll this dread order break — excel lent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill judging beauty, his colours...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...Garrick, describe him who can, Л n abridgement of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confess'd without rival to shine : As a wit, if not first, in...The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. like an ill- judged beauty, his colours he spread. And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...meet Scotchman, and cheat in the dark. 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 colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 154 pages
...Macpherson, who lately, from the mere force of his style, wrote down the first poet of all antiquity. 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 be-plasterM with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...can, An abridgement of all that was pleasant h man : As an actor, confess'd without rival to shfcie ; As a wit, if not first, in the very first line: Yet,...heart. The man had his failings — a dupe to his ait. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread, And be-plasterM with rouge his own latural...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...shall over, No countryman living their tricks to discover Detection her taper shall quench to a spark, am not afraid to lie any where where you arc." " coiifest without rival to shine ; As a wit, if not first, in the very first line; Yet, with talents...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 5

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...applause, and you will soon find how slightly furnished your upper stoiy is. " As an actor, confess'd 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 be-plastered with rouge his own natural " red. " On the stage he...
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The Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1836 - 118 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....heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. * The Rev. Dr. Dodd. t Dr. Kenrick, who read Lectures at the Devil Tavern, under the title of ' The...
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