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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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, t I have to contemplate without emotion that elevation...titles of veneration to that enthusiastic, distant averse, yet most civilly steering ; When they judged without skill, he was still hard of hearing :...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...to tell you my luind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, less and the scented rose ; this red, And of a humbler...into the darkest gloom ( if neighbouring cypress, averse, yet most civilly steering; When they judged without skill, he was still hard of hearing : When...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...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...born to improve us in every part,— His pencil our faces,—his manners our heart." ^~~,.^a 1, What happened to Sir Joshua Reynolds when the Royal Academy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
...pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland : Still bom to improve us in every part, His 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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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 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 out of hearing .' When...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 357 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 out of hearing : When...
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Sketches of Great Painters

Edwin Watts Chubb - Painters - 1915 - 263 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a w1ser 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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A Book of English Literature, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; 140 Still born to improve us in every part, His 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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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, , * ' Better than such discourse doth silence long, Long, barren silence, square with my desire 141 His pencil our faces, his manners our heart. To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind. His pencil was striking, resistless, t sees That shady city of palm trees. But ah ! my soul with too much stay Is drunk, and staggers in 141 His pencil our faces, his manners our heart. To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When...
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