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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 - Bookbinding - 1860 - 161 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 rod. On the stage he was...
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Oliver Goldsmith, His Friends and Critics: A Lecture

James Whiteside - Authors, English - 1862 - 80 pages
...Goldsmith's last poem, in which he sketched Garrick to perfection. " Here lies David Garrick, describe njg who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in...his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he spread, And beplastefd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith With a Life

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 1862
...spark, 25 And Scotchman meet Scotchman, and cheat in the dark. Here lies 26 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 colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...Here lies David Garrick, describe him who can, — An abridgement of all that was pleasant in roan ; 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, A nd beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The Poetical Works of James Beattie: And the Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith

James Beattie, Oliver Goldsmith - Gift books - 1864 - 458 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...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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Irving's Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1864
...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...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 works of Oliver Goldsmith, with a memoir by W. Spalding, Volume 44

Oliver Goldsmith - Bookbinding - 1864 - 152 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...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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Dalziels' Illustrated Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1865 - 378 pages
...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 colours he spread, And beplastcr'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The British Poets

1865
...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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Routledge's Every Boy's Annual

Children's literature - 1865
...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...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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