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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 Book of Poetry for Schools and Families

William Davis (B.A.) - 1869 - 184 pages
...Garrick — describe me 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...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 miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with beiogr. intr. by prof. [D ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1869
...Garrick, describe me who can ; An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man. As an actor, confessed in London, gazing I the strangers, and they at me....possible I might find an infinite fund • ridicule in th 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 Campbell, Goldsmith, and Gray: With Memoirs of the Authors

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1870 - 445 pages
...cross 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....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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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 1

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustin Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 1143 pages
...Garrick, describe me who can, >s An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man ; As an actor, contest without rival to shine ; As a wit, if not first, in...failings, a dupe to his art ; Like an ill-judging beauty his colors he spread, 21 And beplastered with rouge his own natural red. ( On the stage he was...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 41

English poetry - 1910
...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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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 2

English poetry - 1910
...cross 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....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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English Poetry: With Introductions, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 41

English poetry - 1910 - 1422 pages
...cross 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....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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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 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 colors 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 English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...Garrick — describe him who can, An abridgment of all that was pleasant in mau. As an actor, confess'd without rival to shine; As a wit, if not first, in...man had his failings — -a dupe to his art. Like au ill-judging beauty, his colors he spread, • And beplaster'd with rouge his own natural red. On...
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Studies in Literature

Frederick Monroe Tisdel - English literature - 1913 - 333 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...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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