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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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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...spark, 35 And Scotchman meet Scotchman, and cheat in the dark. Here lies 5°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 beplastered with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Neuer deutscher Hausschatz für Freunde der Künste und ..., Volumes 3-4

1866
...©olbfmttl) auf ©arrid! modjte, fie tautet: 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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Lyra Elegantiarum

Frederick Locker-Lampson - English poetry - 1867 - 360 pages
...meet Scotchman and cheat in the dark. Here lies David Garrick, describe him who can ? An abridgement of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, confest...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 natural,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 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 beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith: with a notice of his life and genius ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Pictorial bindings - 1867
...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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Lyra elegantiarum, a collection of some of the best specimens of vers de ...

Frederick Locker- Lampson - 1867
...An abridgement of all 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...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 natural,...
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Metrical epitaphs, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Metrical epitaphs - 1868
...eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor. O. Goldsmith. a. 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 colours he spread, And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary

James Whiteside - Great Britain - 1868 - 478 pages
...Goldsmith's last poem, in which he sketched Garrick to perfection. " 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 colours he spread, And beplastered with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith. Ed. by B. Corney

Oliver Goldsmith - 1868 - 231 pages
...Garrick20 — 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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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - English poetry - 1869 - 291 pages
...Garrick, describe him who can, An abridgment 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 colors he spread, And beplastered with rouge his own natural red. On the stage he was natural,...
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