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" Here Reynolds is laid, and, to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind ; His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces,... "
The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. - Page 104
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...was striking, resistless, and grand ; Hismanners were gen tie, complying, and bland ; Still borrf'to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judg'd without skill he was still ha rd of hearing ; [and...
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Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Devon ...

George Alexander Cooke - Devon (England) - 1817 - 316 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and...our faces ; his manners, our heart -. To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judg'd without skill, he was still hard of hearing ; When...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind : His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand; His manners were gentle, complying, and...pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judg'd without skill he was still hard of hearing ; When...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...to tell yon my mind, He has not left a wiser or hetter hehind ; His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, 71 is pencil our faces, his manners our heart: To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering; When...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1867
...trustworthy. Reynolds was a prime favourite everywhere, and verses were written in his praise : — "Still born to improve us in every part-- His pencil our faces, his manners our art." Garrick, " light and alive in every muscle and in every feature, came bounding on the stage ;...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind: His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand; His manners were gentle, complying, and...pencil our faces, his manners our heart: To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judged without skill he was still hard of hearing; When...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1819
...tell you my mind, " He has not left a wiser or better behind : " His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; " His manners were gentle, complying,...pencil our faces, his manners our heart : " To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, — " When they judg'd without skill, he was still hard of hearing...
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The Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds : Comprising Original Anecdotes of ..., Volume 1

James Northcote - Art - 1819
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a better or wiser behind ; His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand, His manners were gentle, complying, and...pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judged without skill, he was still hard of hearing; When...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...to tell you my mind, He bus uot left a wiser or better behind ; His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland; Still born to improve us in every part, Hii pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering; When they...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...to tell you- my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind : His pencil was striking, resistless and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and...pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judged without skill he was still hard of hearing : When...
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