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" Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. - Page 55
by Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Percy, Thomas Campbell - 1809
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 482 pages
...for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend 1 to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers,...refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dming; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit; Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...convincing while they thought of dining ; : Though pqual <o all things, for all things unfit, Too nice lor a statesman, too proud for a wit ; "For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge, disobedi* ent; And too foud of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd,...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...mankind ; Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade f Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers,...disobedient ; And too fond of the right, to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade §Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...thought of convincing, while they thought of dining , * An eminent attorney. t Vide page G8. t Vide page 68. §Mr. T. Townshend, member. for. Whitthurch....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...attorney. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend * to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, [dining; And thought of convincing, while they thought of Though equal to all things, for all things...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...straining his To persuade Tommy Townshend " to lend him a vote; Who.too deep for his hearers,still wenton refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought...disobedient; And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

English poetry - 1822
...To persuade Tommy Townshend" to lend him a Who, too deep for his hearers, still wt-nt on re fin ng, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining...for a wit ; For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge disnti e-.lient ; And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd,...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 5

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...disobedient ; And too fond of the right, to pursue the expedient. Tu short, 'twas his fate, unemployed, or in place, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

James Prior (sir.) - 1824
...for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers,...disobedient, And too fond of the right, to pursue the expedient ; In short, 'twas his fate unemploy'd or in place, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend limb, and short of sight, Far from a lynx, and not a giant quite : I'll pnrsue the expedient. In short, 'twas hie fate, unemploy'd, orin place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and...
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