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" Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat To persuade f 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... "
Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems - Page 103
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1820
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1774
...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...
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the monthly review or literay jouranl

Several Hands - 1774
...him a vote; Who, too deep -for his hearers, (till went on refining. And thought of Convincing, white they thought of Dining ; Though 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 fond of...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...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 Literature for ...

1778
...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 they thought of dining; Tho' equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit : For...
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A View of the History of Great-Britain, During the Administration of ..., Page 2

1782 - 243 pages
...a character of his friend* which concludes thus : — . Who too deep for his hearers, ftill Virent on refining, And thought of convincing while they thought of dining. Though equal to all thing?, for all things unfit 5 Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit 5 For s patriot too cool...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 289 pages
...his hearers, ftill went on refining, And thought of convincing] while they thought of dining ; Tho' 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 fond...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 289 pages
...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 they thought of dining; T"ho' equal to all things, for all thing! unfit, 'Vo.o nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit :...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...perfuade jTommy Townfhend to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, flill went on relining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining;...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 fond...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 286 pages
...olt, To perfuadl Tommy Townfend -J- to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, ftill xvent on refining, And thought of convincing, while they...to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatefinan, too proud for a wit { * An eminent attorney. f Mr. T. Tovr»fct<l, member fiat WhiKhurelu....
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794
...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 they thought of dining > Tho' equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a ftatefman, too proud for a wit ; For...
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