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Oliver Goldsmith

Auhtor: E Lang Buckland

Language: english
Published: 1909

Genres:

biography
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Review by Beth Cholette, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Oliver Goldsmith':

List of the works of Oliver Goldsmith : p. 88.

Excerpts from the Book 'Oliver Goldsmith':


... nativity. On November 10, 1728, Oliver Goldsmith first saw the light of that world which, to the last, he loved, and greeted that suffering heart and ...
... Instead of achieving his actual destination by nightfall, he was still miles away from the appointed place. Nothing daunted, with a proud ...
... he ever had the pure spirit of the pastor. For the faithful fulfilment of the ministry, in that marvellous picture of a parson's life given in The Deserted ...
... have left lists of the works they studied-even Burns and Byron did. Noll was never at any time systematic enough to have done this. Often the spirit ...
... slopes the way And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His Heaven commences ere the world be past.. In simplicity Goldsmith equals Gray. There ...
... for a roving life. Notwithstanding his roaming, in some inexplicable manner, Goldsmith, the pilgrim of improvidence and knight errant from the Order ...
... accidents of form. Now we associate an inevitable purity and tenderness with him and with all he ever did. If he had a poor outward mien and fashion, ...
... pleasant nor propitious. Hidden in his desolute obscurity, friends lost, for a time at all events, all thought of Goldsmith. The poor doctor soon seemed ...
... a moving manner. Here we see the writer in his fairest freedom and delight, ruling a little philosophic realm and social world all his own. Up to that ...
... grow inevitably associated. We find this now in the formation of the Literary Club, of which many of the most moving minds of that day in which Goldsmith ...
... of Johnson, thus speaks of Goldsmith: An inspired idiot hangs strangely about him. Yet on the whole there is no evil in the gooseberry fool, but ...
... Mr. Craddock, think of me, that must write a volume every month.. [Illustration: Rischgitz Collection.] 2, BRICK COURT, TEMPLE, WHERE GOLDSMITH ...
... should be spared upon his behalf. An illustrious and a memorable house greeted the rising curtain. This assemblage of celebrities and the men and women ...
... a slave almost to the last, looking back and recovering nothing, forward and seeing nothing, pressing on with all the poor power he had left, and making ...
... who would ever have fought for the vanity of recognised supremacy would have been these two gentle rival claimants for the crown. There is a peculiar ...
... is a moulding, moving music of the mind. Swiftly, in time, line after line found its place within the common heart and life. Again, as in earlier days, ...
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