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In whose acclaim the loftiest voices vied,
And here, oh! here, where yet all
But should there be to whom the fatal blight
Still let them pause —Ah! little do they know
fault that daring Genius owes
Breasts to whom all the strength of feeling given
Long shall we seek his likeness-long in vain, And turn to all of him which may remain, Sighing that Nature form’d but one such man, And broke the die-in moulding Sheridan!
Note 1, page 123, line 3. When the loud cry of trampled Hindostan. See Fox, Burke, and Pitt's eulogy on Mr. Sheridan's speech on the charges exhibited against Mr. Hastings in the House of Commons. Mr. Pitt entreated the House to adjourn, to give time for a calmer consideration of the question than could then occur after the immediate effect of that oration.
Note 2, page 125, line 15.
The worthy rival of the wondrous Three ! Fox-Pitt-Burke.