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" Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining... "
The St. Petersburg English review of literature, the arts and science, ed ... - Seite 194
herausgegeben von - 1842
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1984 - 856 Seiten
...parliamentary auditors, yet the cultivated classes throughout Europe have reason to be thankful, that he went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining. 1 Our very sign boards (said an illustrious friend to me) give evidence, that there has been a TITIAN...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 385 Seiten
...plagiarized from certain modern Latin poets in Paradise Lost. Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of Convincing, while they thought of Dining; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit. For...
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Edmund Burke: A Life in Caricature

Nicholas K. Robinson - 1996 - 214 Seiten
...dinner bell", echoing Goldsmith's lines on his fellow Irishman: Who, too deep for his hearers, yet went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining. 11 And in The Orawr< journey (Plate 73), Burke is placed in the histrionic company of aa& -« • 72....
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 400 Seiten
...all that was pleasant in man. 1691 Retaliation (of Edmund Burke) Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a 1692 Retaliation...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 Seiten
...all that was pleasant in man. 4177 Retaliatlon (of Edmund Burke) Who, too deep for his hearers, still of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises be Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit. 4178...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Band 3

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 2004 - 588 Seiten
...Upholsterer (1758). Razor (To cut blocks with a). Oliver Goldsmith said of Edward Burke, the statesman. Too deep for his hearers, he went on refining, And...thought of convincing, while they thought of dining : Tho' equal to all things, to all things unfit ; Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit ; For...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

W. H. Auden - 2004 - 553 Seiten
...straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit: For...
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Woodrow Wilson: The Essential Political Writings

Woodrow Wilson, Ronald J. Pestritto - 2005 - 279 Seiten
...genius was such. We scarcely can praise it. or blame it. too much; Who. too deep for his hearers, still went on refining. And thought of convincing while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit. Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit; For...
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A Turn to Empire: The Rise of Imperial Liberalism in Britain and France

Jennifer Pitts - 2009 - 400 Seiten
...oratory, but also noted the shallow insouciance of his audience: "(Burke,] too deep for his hearers, yet went on refining, / And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining" (quoted by Robinson, Edmund Burke, 79). 1 1 . Marshall, Impeachment of Warren Hastings, 3-6. Burke's...
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