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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 Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...Garrick, describe me who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confess'! 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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George Selwyn and His Contemporaries: With Memoirs and Notes, Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Politicians - 1844
...Garrick,) thus happily, though somewhat severely, satirizes the ruling passion of his friend : — 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 beplastered with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Garrick, describe him who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confessed isle and fretted vault The pealing anthem swells the...bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? beauty, his colours he spread, And beplastcred with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...Garrick, describe him who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confessed ! And this is in the night : most glorious night 1...A portion of the tempest and of thee 1 How the lit beauty, his colours he spread, And beplastered with, rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 18

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...publick voice of France «il! compel this directory to more moderation. Burke. On a Hegkidr Peace. As an actor, confest without rival to shine : As a...heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Goldsmith. Retaliation. [Machiavel] is pleased with the address with which Caesar Borgia conducted...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1845 - 235 pages
...Garnck" — 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...heart, The man had his failings — a dupe to his art. M Davies quotes these lines, which attracted much notice by their truth and piquancy, as " the sum...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...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 colors he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural,...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 357 pages
...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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 527 pages
...его» over, No countryman living their tricks to discover Detection her taper shall quench to a spark, it and learning, as being far from Pope, gave particular...his eyes so far oil' for a learned friend, when he c andan excellent heart The man had his failings, a dupe to hie art. .ike an ill-judging beauty, his...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 134 pages
...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...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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