Essays on Goldsmith (Book, 1918) []
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Essays on Goldsmith

Essays on Goldsmith

Author: Oliver GoldsmithWalter ScottThomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, BaronWilliam Makepeace ThackerayGrace E HadowAll authors
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; London : Humphrey Milford, (Oxford : Oxford University Press) 1918 ;
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Named Person: Oliver Goldsmith; Oliver Goldsmith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Goldsmith; Walter Scott; Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; William Makepeace Thackeray; Grace E Hadow; C B Wheeler
OCLC Number: 220544181
Notes: Selections: p. [62]-168.
Description: xii, 200 pages (4 pages of advertisements) ; 20 cm
Contents: Scott's life of Goldsmith. Macaulay's life of Goldsmith. Thackeray's Goldsmith. Selections. The traveller : or, A prospect of society ; The deserted village ; Retaliation ; A reverie ; Letters of a citizen of the world. Letter IV. English pride, liberty, an instance of both, newspapers, politeness ; Letter XIII. A visit to Westminster Abbey ; Letter XXI. The Chinese goes to see a play ; Letter XXVI. The character of the man in black, with some instances of his inconsistent conduct ; Letter XXVII. The history of the man in black ; Letter XXIX. A description of a club of authors ; Letter XXX. The proceedings of the club of authors ; Letter LI. A bookseller's visit to the Chinese ; Letter LIV. The character of an important trifler (Beau Tibbs) ; Letter LXVII. The folly of attempting to learn wisdom by being recluse ; Letter LXIX. The fear of mad dogs ridiculed. Letter LXXI. The shabby beau, the man in black, the Chinese philosopher, &c., at Vauxhall ; Letter LXXIII. Life endeared by age ; Letter LXXXIV. The anecdotes of several poets, who lived and died in circumstances of wretchedness ; Letter CXXIII. The conclusion / Oliver Goldsmith.
Responsibility: by Scott, Macaulay and Thackeray ; And selections from his writings / with an introduction by G.E. Hadow ; and notes by C.B. Wheeler.


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