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" We were told, that universal benevolence was what first cemented society ; we were taught to consider all the wants of mankind as our own ; to regard ' the human face divine' with affection and esteem; he wound us up to be mere machines of pity, and rendered... "
The Eclectic Review - Page 561
edited by - 1859
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In the Days of Goldsmith

Tudor Jenks - 1907 - 275 pages
...his own career, is this: "He wound us up to be mere machines of pity, and rendered us incapable .j of withstanding the slightest impulse made either by real or fictitious distress." } It is to such teaching that the thriftless j ways of Goldsmith himself may be traced, but it is a...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - 1909 - 544 pages
...mankind as our own; to regard the 'human face divine' with affection and esteem; he wound us up to be mere machines of pity, and rendered us incapable of...more necessary qualifications of getting a farthing. "I cannot avoid imagining, that thus refined by his lessons out of all my suspicion, and divested of...
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Goldsmith's The Deserted Village: The Traveller; Gray's Elegy in a Country ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1916 - 86 pages
...cemented society ; we were taught to consider all the wants of mankind as our own ... he wound us up to be mere machines of pity, and rendered us incapable of...of giving away thousands before we were taught the necessary qualifications of getting a farthing.1 Goldsmith has pictured some of his own or his father's...
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The North American Review

1850
...sense of honor " brought him to this pass of misery. " He wound us up," said the Man in Black, " to be mere machines of pity, and rendered us incapable of...more necessary qualifications of getting a farthing." Miserably unsuccessful in college, — for what does or can despair bring but failure ? — Goldsmith...
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The North American Review, Volume 70

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1850
...mere chines of pity, and rendered us incapable of withstanding 1850.] Irvirig's Life of Goldsmith. 273 the slightest impulse made either by real or fictitious...more necessary qualifications of getting a farthing." Miserably unsuccessful in college, — for what does or can despair bring but failure ? — Goldsmith...
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