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, And thought of convincing, while they thought of -dining. Though equal to all things,... Calendar - Page 512by University of Calcutta - 1908Full view
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Woodrow Wilson, Ronald J. Pestritto - Political Science - 2005 - 294 pages
...deep for his hearers, still went on refining. And thought of convincing while they thought of dining; Though equal to all things, for all things unfit....place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor." Certainly this is too small a measure for so big a man. as Goldsmith himself would have been...