The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, including a variety of pieces now first collected by J. Prior, Volum 3

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Pàgina 100 - And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there be, Both mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound, And curs of low degree.
Pàgina 19 - I WAS ever of opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single and only talked of population.
Pàgina 51 - Forbear, my son," the Hermit cries, " To tempt the dangerous gloom ; For yonder faithless phantom flies To lure thee to thy doom. " Here to the houseless child of want My door is open still ; And though my portion is but scant, I give it with good will. " Then turn to-night, and freely share Whate'er my cell bestows ; My rushy couch and frugal fare, My blessing and repose.
Pàgina 150 - When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy? What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, is — to die.
Pàgina 56 - Twas Edwin's self that prest ! " Turn, Angelina, ever dear, My charmer, turn to see Thy own, thy long-lost Edwin here, Restored to love and thee ! " Thus let me hold thee to my heart, And every care resign : And shall we never, never part, My life — my all that's mine ? " No, never from this hour to part, Well live and love so true ; The sigh that rends thy constant heart Shall break thy Edwin's too.
Pàgina 494 - Johnson's company, he said, of all men Goldsmith is the most unfit to go out upon such an enquiry ; for he is utterly ignorant of such arts as we already possess, and consequently could not know what would be accessions to our present stock of mechanical knowledge. 'Sir, he would bring home a...
Pàgina 435 - Now his lordship is run after his cart, I have a moment left to myself to tell you, that I overheard him yesterday agree with a painter for ^"200, to paint his country hall with trophies of rakes, spades, prongs, &c., and other ornaments, merely to countenance his calling this place a farm — now turn over a new leaf.
Pàgina 447 - God, who placed me here, will do what he pleases with me hereafter, and he knows best what to do. May he bless you.
Pàgina 75 - Welcome ! welcome, Moses ! Well, my boy, what have you brought us from the fair ? " " I have brought you myself," cried Moses, with a sly look, and resting the box on the dresser.
Pàgina 53 - Around in sympathetic mirth Its tricks the kitten tries ; The cricket chirrups in the hearth, The crackling fagot flies.

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