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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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A Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Evry ...

1847 - 506 Seiten
...YOUNG'S Love of Fame. 13. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dun*e, he mistook it for fame ; Till, his relish grown callous...disease, Who pepper'd the highest, was surest to please. GOLDSMITH'S Retaliation. 14. A flattering painter, who made it his care To draw men as they ought to...
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The life and adventures of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1848 - 704 Seiten
...glutton, he swallowed what came, And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for fame ; Till his relish groum callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest...our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Yc Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Band 2

John Forster - 1848 - 704 Seiten
...pack, For he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallowed what came, And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for...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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Imitation is the sincerest of flattery. CC COLTON— Lawn. P. 127. 4 Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd l @XkYk@V . liis relish grown callous, almost to displease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. GOLDSMITH...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - 1923 - 415 Seiten
...red. On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting ; "Twas only that when he was off he was acting. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind ; Ye Kenricks, and Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - 1924 - 898 Seiten
...pack, For he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd doth bree Woodfalls so grave,1 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub Street re-echo...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

Wystan Hugh Auden - 2004 - 553 Seiten
...pack, For he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallowed what came, And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for...Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who peppered the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces...
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