Oliver Goldsmith

  1. Irish writer of novels and poetry and plays and essays (1728-1774)
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  • Too fond of the right to pursue the expedient---Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet, writer and physician.
  • He was then totally at home as the bonhomous but mountingly indignant Mr Hardcastle in a revival of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer at the Young Vic in 1972. The Guardian World News
  • All the high and low demireps of the town gathered there, from his Grace of Ancaster down to my countryman, poor Mr. Oliver Goldsmith the poet, and from the The Memoires of Barry Lyndon
  • Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam, His first, best country ever is, at home. " – Oliver Goldsmith.
  • John remembered, Dr. Johnson had lived, and he tried to imagine the scene that took place on the night of misery when Oliver Goldsmith went to the Doctor and wept over the failure of _The Good Natured Man_, and was called a ninny for his pains. The Foolish Lovers
  • There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence, that we can scarce weed out the fault without eradicating the virtue" (Oliver Goldsmith).
  • Some critics have noted that Cowley may have drawn her idea of Letitia posing as an ill-bred rustic from Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer, but if she did, she gave the plot device a major twist.
  • Good company on the road is the shortest cut---Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet and writer.
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