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" Though secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick If they were not his own by finessing and trick : He cast off his friends, as a huntsman his pack, For he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallowed what came,... "
A Tour Through the Northern Counties of England, and the Borders of Scotland - Página 109
por Richard Warner - 1802
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

1802 - 572 páginas
...of praise was excessive, and he was not always attentive to the quarter from which it proceeded : " Of praise a mere glutton, he swallowed what came,...disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please." The censure and opposition of such men as Desfontsints and Freron gave him pain, and he persecuted...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 192 páginas
...pack, For he knew when he pleas'd he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for...relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd tlie highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded,...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volumen38

1802 - 572 páginas
...of praise was excessive, and he was not always attentive to the quarter from which it proceeded : " Of praise a mere glutton, he swallowed what came....disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please." The censure and opposition of such men as Desfontaines and Frertn gave him pain, and he persecuted...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volumen4

John Aikin - 1803 - 646 páginas
...this feature in his portrait. — Of praise a mere glutton, he swallowed what cume, And the puff ot a dunce, he mistook it for fame ; Till his relish grown callous, almost la disease, Who pcjjper'd the highest, was. surest to please. Retaliation. This propensity also rendered...
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Warners Reise durch die nördlichen Graffschaften von England und die Grenzen ...

Richard Warner - 1803 - 702 páginas
...finessing and trick. He cast off his Friends, as a huntsman his pack, For he knew, when he pleas'd, he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton , he swallowed what саше, álfefíe îfjcil bei1 Qfritljebrfltfíro&e «ft &« weft; U4« 216fd)mtt , bin Stoger ClerUon...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 192 páginas
...pack, For heknew when hepleas'dhe could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow 'd what came, And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it for fame ; * Vide page 74 Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806 - 262 páginas
...confoundedly sick, 75 He cast off his friends, as a huntsman his pack, For he knew when he pleas'd he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton,...'Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper' d the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces...
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Letters to a Young Lady: In which the Duties and Character of ..., Volumen3

Jane West - 1806 - 480 páginas
...Muse records this foible of one of her favourite sons * : " Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, " And the puff of a dunce he mistook it..." Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please." .• Garrick. See Goldsmith's poem'of Retaliation, D 4 It still sometimes happens, that a young woman,...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 768 páginas
...foible was thus happily hit off by Goldsmith in his Retaliation. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow" d what came, And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it for fame ; Till his relish i.rown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. 2 M 4. The i,. The...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volumen2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 322 páginas
...pack, For he knew when he pleas'd he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it for fame t. 'Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest, was surest to please....
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