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Quotation by Oliver Goldsmith
This dog and man at first were friends;
But when a pique began,
The dog, to gain some private ends,
Went mad and bit the man.
Oliver Goldsmith (1730?–1774), Irish playwright, novelist, poet. The Vicar of Wakefield (l. 10–14). . .
New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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