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" Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit ; For a patriot, too cool ; for a drudge, disobedient : And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. "
Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ... - Page 213
by Washington Irving - 1858
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., 9. köide

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 lehte
...attorney. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townshend * to lend him a vote; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, [dining; And thought of convincing, while they thought of Though equal to all things, for all things...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, 30. köide

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...To persuade Tommy Townshend" to lend him a Who, too deep for his hearers, still wt-nt on re fin ng, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining...for a wit ; For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge disnti e-.lient ; And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 lehte
...for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend limb, and short of sight, Far from a lynx, and not a giant quite : I'll pnrsue the expedient. In short, 'twas hie fate, unemploy'd, orin place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, 1. köide

1824
...for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade Tommy Townsend to lend him a vote — Who, too deep for his hearers,...still went on refining, And thought of convincing, when they thought of dining. Though equal to all things — for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman...
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Works, 2. köide

Maria Edgeworth - 1824
...conversation was renewed by the English gentleman's repeating Goldsmith's celebrated lines on Burke — " Who too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, whilst they thought of dining, In short 'twas his fate unemployed or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold,...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., 6. köide

1842
...; that engages the reflecting minority. The liberator of the Hottentots, like the immortal Burke, ' Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining,...thought of convincing, while they thought of dining,' frequently talks an assembly of shallow men into marked and ill-maunered impatience, while discoursing...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 lehte
...for mankind. Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend n for Thomas Tegg eonvineing, while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too niee...
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Castle Rackrent. Essay on Irish bulls. The modern Griselda. v. II. Belinda ...

Maria Edgeworth - 1825
...conversation was renewed by the English gentleman's repeating Goldsmith's celebrated lines on Burke — " Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, whilst they thought of dining ; In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd or in place, sir, To eat mutton...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, 2. köide

William Hazlitt - 1826
...as one who was kept back in his dazzling, wayward career, by the supererogation of his talents — Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit. Dr. Johnson, in Boswell's Life, tells us that the only person whose conversation he ever sought for...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, 1. köide

William Hazlitt - 1826
...as one who was kept back in his dazzling, wayward career, by the supererogation of his talents — Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit. ff Dr. Johnson, in Boswell's Life, tells us that the only person whose conversation he ever sought...
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