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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 - Page 109
by Richard Warner - 1802
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...finessing and trick . He cast ofi'hls 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, AVho peppcr'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind ¡ If...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...pack, For he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it...Till his relish, grown callous almost to disease, Who pepper1 d the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind. If dunces...
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Select British poets: containing the works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - Poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...For he knew when he pleas'd he could whistle them back. Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'^ whit came. And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for fame ; Till, his relish grown callous, almost tc/lisease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest t* please ; But let us be candid, and speak out ou-...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...finessing and trick : He cast off his friends as a huntsman his pack, For he knew when lie pleased, he could@f + ilie puff of a dunce he mistook it for fame ; Till his relish grown callous almost to disease, Who...
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Random Records, Volume 1

George Colman - Actors - 1830
...different characters (to say nothing of Hamlet, Lear, Kitely, * " In praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it for fame." Retaliation. Ranger, and various others,) must have possess'd most extraordinary powers, of the very...
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The British satirist: Comprising the best satires of the most celebrated ...

Satire, English - 1831 - 388 pages
...he knew when he pleas'd he could whistle th«ra Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what «am», And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it for fame 'Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who peppeiM the highest, was surest to please. But let usbe candid, and speak out our mind WiSTcommerce...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 5

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...For he knew when he pleased, he could whistle " them back. " Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what " came, " And the puff of a dunce, he mistook...Who pepper'd the highest was surest to " please." &c. This last was Garrick's great weakness — Paul Whitehead said to him — " A nation's taste depends...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 5

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...For he knew when he pleased, he could whistle " them back. " Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what " came, " And the puff of a dunce, he mistook...to disease " Who pepper'd the highest was surest to 41 please." &c. This last was Garrick's great weakness — Paul Whitehead said to him — " A nation's...
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The poetical works

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry - 1836 - 118 pages
...finessing and trick : He cast oif 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 came, And the puif of a dunce he mistook it for fame ; 'Till, his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...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...'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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