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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. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place,... "
The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of His ... - Seite 142
von Robert Bisset - 1800
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Band 4

1774 - 846 Seiten
...his throat, [him a vote; To perfuade Dickey Whitworth to lend Who, too deep for hi. hearers, flill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining ; Tho' equal to all thing;, for all things unfit, [a wit : Too nice for a flatefman, too proud for For a patriot too cool...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life of ..., Band 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774 - 70 Seiten
...throat, To perfuade (o) Tommy Townfend to lend him a vote ; ' Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining j Tho' equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatcfman, too proud for a wit : ....
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Band 17

1778 - 630 Seiten
...his throat, To perfuade (m) Tommy Townfend to lend him a vote j Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while...equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit : For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge, difobedient, . And too...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 304 Seiten
...his throat, To perfuade f Tommy Townfhend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing] while...equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatefaian, too proud for a wit ; For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge difobedient ; And too...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse - 1785 - 320 Seiten
...his throat, To perfuade f Tommy Townfhend to lend him a vote ;' \Vho, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while...thought of dining; T"ho' equal to all things, for all thing! unfit, 'Vo.o nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit : For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - 1794 - 272 Seiten
...ftraining his throat Tb'perTuade * Tommy Townfend to lend him a vote ; Who, Hoo deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing, while...equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit ; For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge, difobedietit ; And too...
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The Lounger's Common-place Book: Or, Miscellaneous Anecdotes. A Biographic ...

Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1796 - 296 Seiten
...narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went, on refining, And thought of convincing, while...equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatelinan, too proud for a wit ; For a patriot too rafh, for a drudge difobedient, And too fond...
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Memoirs of the right honourable Edmund Burke; or, An impartial review of his ...

Charles M'Cormick - 1798 - 402 Seiten
...his throat, " To perfuade Tommy Townfend to lend him a vote : " Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill went on refining, " And thought of convincing, while...equal to all things, for all things unfit, " Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit ; " For a patriot too cool ; for a drudge, difobedient ; " And...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 192 Seiten
...mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind: Though fraught withalllearning, yet straininghis throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend ° to lend him...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;...
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The Annual Necrology, for 1797-8;: Including, Also, Various Articles of ...

1800 - 702 Seiten
...his throat, ft To perfuade Tommy Townfhend to lend him » vote ; " Who too Jeep for his hearers ftiil went on refining, " And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining; " Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, i( Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit;...
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