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Goldsmith tells us, that when lovely woman stoops to folly, she has nothing to do but to die; and when she stoops to be disagreeab ...
I have this very moment finished reading a novel called The Vicar of Wakefield [by Oliver Goldsmith].... It appears to me, to be i ...
Johnson did not answer ...; but talking for victory and determined to be master of the field, he had recourse to the device which ...
I told him that Goldsmith had said,... "As I take my shoes from the shoemaker, and my coat from the taylor, so I take my religion ...
I declare this tower is my symbol; I declare
This winding, gyring, spiring treadmill of a stair is my ancestrail stair;
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Whether they knew or not,
Goldsmith and Burke, Swift and the Bishop of Cloyne
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But no. Too soon I voun' my charm abroke.
Noo comely soul in white like her--
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When I behold the heavens as in their prime,
And then the earth (though old) still clad in green,
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Nor youth, nor strength, nor wisdom spring again,
Nor habitations long their names retain,
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But he whose name is graved in the white stone
Shall last and shine when all of these are gone.
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