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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 Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854
...An abridgment of nil that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confest 'without rival to shine ; Asa wit, if not first, in the very first line : Yet, with...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 Charles Churchill: With Copious Notes and a ..., Volume 1

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - English poetry - 1854 - 708 pages
...describe me, who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man. As an actor, confess' d withont rival to shine; As a wit, if not first, in the very...and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dnpe to his art. lake an ill-jndging beanty, his colonrs he spread, And be-plaster'd with ronge his...
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Memoirs of Richard Cumberland: Written by Himself. Containing an Account of ...

Richard Cumberland - Dramatists, English - 1856 - 397 pages
...poem called ' Retaliation,' is deemed a masterly summary of his mingled faults and virtues : — ' Here lies David Garrick, describe him who can, An...his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colors he spread, And beplastered with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural,...
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Memoirs of Richard Cumberland: Written by Himself. Containing an Account of ...

Richard Cumberland - Dramatists, English - 1856 - 397 pages
...poem called ' Retaliation,' is deemed a masterly summary of his mingled faults and virtues : — ' Here lies David Garrick, describe him who can, An...his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colors ij<- spread, And beplastered with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Comprising His Poems, Comedies, Essays, and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856 - 425 pages
...shall quench to a spark, Aud Scotchman meet Scotchman and cheat in the dark. Here lies David Garrick.ff describe him who can, An abridgment of all that was...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, M.B.: With a Life

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1857 - 240 pages
...Garrick8* — 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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POEMS, PLAYS AND ESSAYS

JOHN AIKIN - 1857
...author a confession and apology, 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 colors he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural,...
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Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ...

Washington Irving - 1858
...Garrick,1 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...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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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...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...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 natural,...
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The poetical and prose works of Oliver Goldsmith, with life

Oliver Goldsmith - England - 1859 - 560 pages
...Garrick, describe me who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an aetor, 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, . * The Rer. Dr. William Dodd. f Dr Kenrich, who road leetures at the...
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