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" Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much; Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind... "
Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America - Página lx
de Edmund Burke - 1896 - 164 páginas
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - 2000 - 525 páginas
...was affection as well as regret in Goldsmith's description of him as the man, of all his generation, "Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, / And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." But party, as Burke understood it, was a broader and more generous principle of association than such...
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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 415 páginas
...through the excesses of his own), through an echo of Goldsmith's well-known lines on Burke: 'Who, born to the universe, narrowed his mind,/ And to party gave up what was meant for mankind'.61 This idea of Stockdale as an excessive and eccentric writer seems widely xli INTRODUCTION...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

Wystan Hugh Auden - 2004 - 553 páginas
...That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much; Who,...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...
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Conservative Thinkers: From John Adams to Winston Churchill

Peter Viereck - 191 páginas
...unnecessary "compromise of greatness with meanness" and quoted Oliver Goldsmith's verdict on Burke: "Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind/ And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." Never having been so radical when young, Burke was never so reactionary when old as Coleridge and Wordsworth;...
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Pushing to the Front, Volumen 1

Orison Swett Marden - 2005 - 460 páginas
...the narrowing, hardemng tendency of his occupation. Said Goldsmith,— - Burke, born for the umverse, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind " Constant engagement in traffic and barter has no elevating influence," says Lyndall. " The endeavor...
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British Biography: A Reader

Carl Edmund Rollyson - 2005 - 308 páginas
...intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, "Who born for the universe narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind?" My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness, and...
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Rising in the World, Or Architects of Fate

Orison Swett Marden - 2006 - 552 páginas
...narrowing, hardening tendency of his occupation. Said Goldsmith, — " Burke, bom for the tioirerse, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." " Constant engagement in traffic and baiter has no elevating influence," says Lyndall. " The endeavor...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...quite vacant is a mind distressed. - William Cowper Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much; Who,...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. - Samuel Johnson on Edmund Burke Nature, that fram'd us of four elements Warring within our breasts...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 2008 - 1024 páginas
...reflect on the loss of such an intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, Who born for the universe narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind? My revered friend walked down with me to the beach, where we embraced and parted with tenderness, and...
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