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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 swallow'd what came,... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. - Seite 108
von Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
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Letters to a young lady, in which the duties and character of women ..., Band 3

Jane West - 1806
...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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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806 - 230 Seiten
...pack, For he knew when he pleas'd he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallowed what came, And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it...'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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Hogarth Restored: The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as ...

William Hogarth - 1808 - 331 Seiten
...following lines: o " Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, " And the puff of a dunce,—he mistook it for fame; " Till his relish grown callous...mind; " If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind." We cannot omit the following tribute to the memory of Mr. Garrick, in Dr. Johnson's Life of Edmund...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 Seiten
...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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La Belle Assemblée, Band 6

1809
...callous, almost to disease, V bo pepper'd the hijjhot was sure best to please. But let >'.••!,( candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kcnricks, yc Kell) s,aud \Yoodlalls so grave, \Vbata commerce was yours, while you got and you gave...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...almoft to difeafe, Who pepper'd the higheft, was fureft to pleafe. But let us be candid, and fpeak out our mind — If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind: Ye Kenricks*, ye Kellysf, and WoodfallsJ fo grave, Whatcommerce was yours, while you got and you gave* How did Grub-ftreet...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...he pleas'd he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton.heswallow'd what came, And thepuff of a dunce he mistook it for fame ; Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease. Who pcpper'd the highest was surest to please. But l«t us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 295 Seiten
...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; Till his relish grew callous, almost to disease, W1io pepper'd the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Band 16

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...could whistle them back. Of praise a mere g1utton,he swallow' d what came, And the puff of a dunce be mistook it for fame; Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease. Who pi'pper'd the highest was surest to please. Tint let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces...
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Hogarth Illustrated from His Own Manuscripts, Band 1

1812 - 237 Seiten
...actor. Goldsmith's lines in Retaliation are a true portrait. " OF praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, " And the puff of a dunce — he mistook...disease, " Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. " Bat let us be candid, and speak out our mind, " If dunces applauded, Ke paid them in kind: «« Ye,...
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