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Quotation by Oliver Goldsmith
But soon a wonder came to light,
That showed the rogues they lied:
The man recover'd of the bite,
The dog it was that died.
Oliver Goldsmith (1730?–1774), Irish playwright, novelist, poet. The Vicar of Wakefield (l. Fr. Ch. 17). . .
New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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