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Oliver Goldsmith: An Irish writer and physician known for his pastoral poem The Deserted Village.. Anglo-Irish writer and poet

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Quote Left Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ill a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay Princes and Lords may flourish, or may fade A breath can make them, as a breath has made but a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied. Quote Right
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Quote Left Hope, like the gleaming taper Quote Right
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Quote Left There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue. Quote Right
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Quote Left Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of protraction our greatest pleasure. Quote Right
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Quote Left Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss! Quote Right
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