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Oliver Goldsmith

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Comprehensive information about Oliver Goldsmith including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. An Irish writer and physician known for his pastoral poem The Deserted Village.. Anglo-Irish writer and poet This educational Oliver Goldsmith resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The doctor found, when she was dead, her last disorder mortal. Quote Right
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Quote Left I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I believe, Dorothy, you'll own I have been pretty fond of an old wife. Quote Right
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Quote Left She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the other to virtue, is a much greater character than the ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind with shafts from their quiver or their eyes. Quote Right
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Quote Left With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive. Quote Right
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Quote Left Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Quote Right
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