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" As an actor, confest without rival to shine ; As a wit, if not first, in the very first line : Yet, with talents like these, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 202
1774
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774 - 70 pages
...rival to fliine, As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line, Yet with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art; Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And beplaifter'd, with rouge, his own natural redl (z) Vide...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1778 - 636 pages
...rival to thine, As a wit, if not firlt, in the very firft line ; Yet with talents like thefe, andan excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art ; Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And beplaifter'd, with rouge, his own natural red. On the...
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Memoirs of the Life of David Garrick: Interspersed with Characters ..., Volume 2

Thomas Davies - 1780
...to ihine j As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line: ;« Yet, with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And berplaifter'd with rouge his own natural red.; On the...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1780
...rival to fhine ; As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line : Yet, with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And beplafter'd with rouge, his own natural red. On the...
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Memoirs of the Life of David Garrick, Esq: Interspersed with ..., Volume 2

Thomas Davies - 1781
...rival to ftiine; As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line : Yet, with talents like thefe »nd an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And be-plafter'd with rouge his. own .natural red : On the...
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Memoirs of the Life of David Garrick, Esq: Interspersed with ..., Volume 2

Thomas Davies - 1781
...rival to fhine ; As a wft, if not firft, in the very firft line : .Yet, with talents like thefe and an excellent heart, The man had his failings,. a dupe to his art. Lake an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And be-plafter'd with rouge his own natural red...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 316 pages
...rival to mine ; As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line : Yet, with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpreaj, And beplafter'd, with rouge, his own natural red. On...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791 - 208 pages
...rival to fhine : As a wit, ifnotfirft, in the very firftline : Yet, with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art. Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he fpread, And beplafler'd with rouge, his own natural red. On the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 308 pages
...rival to mine 5 As a wit, if not firft, in the very firft line. Yet, with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art : Like an ill-judging beauty, his colours he rpread, And be-plafter'd with rouge his own natural red. On the...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794 - 272 pages
...rival to ftiine, As a wit if not firft, in the very firft line ; Yet with talents like thefe, and an excellent heart, The man had his failings, a dupe to his art ; Like an ill-judging beauty his colours he fpread, And beplafter'd with, rouge his own natural red. On the flage...
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