The Miscellaneous Works Of Oliver Goldsmith, M.b. (volume 2)

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byOliver Goldsmith, Thomas Percy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...that laughing off our fears is th best way. O2 Jfoneyivood. What is the best, madam, few can say? but I'll maiit. tain it to be a very wise way. Croaker. But we're talking of the best. Surely the best way is to face the enemy in the field, and not wait till he plunders us in our very bed-chamber. Jfoneyivood. Why, Sir, as to the best, that--that's a very wise way too. Mrs. Croaker. But can any thing be more absurd, than to double our distresses by our apprehensions, and put it in the power of every low fellow, that can scrawl ten words of wretched spelling, to torment us? Honeywood. Without doubt, nothing more absurd, Croaker.. How! would it not be more absurd to despise the. rattle till we are bit by the snake? Honeyivood. Without doubt, perfectly absurd Croaker. Then you are of my opinion? Honeyivooct Entirely. Mrs. Croaker. And you reject mine? Honeywood. Heavens forbid, madam! No sure, no reasoning'can, be more just than yours. We ought certainly to despise malice if we cannot oppose it, and not make the incendiary's pen as fatal to our repose as the highwayman's pistol. Mrs. Croaker. O! then you think I'm quite right I. Honeywood. Perfectly right. Croaker. A plague of plagues, we can't be both right. I. ought to be sorry, or I ought to be glad. My hat must be on my head, or my hat must be off. Mrs. Croaker. Certainly, in two opposite opinions, if one be perfectly reasonable, the other can't be perfectly right. Honeywood. And why may not both be right, madam? Mr. Croaker in earnestly seeking redress, and you in waiting the event with good humor? Pray let me see the letter again, I have it. This letter requires twenty-guineas to be left at the bar of the Talbot Inn. If it be indeed an incendiary letter, what if you and I, Sir, go...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...that laughing off our fears is th best way. O2 Jfoneyivood. What is the best, madam, few can say? but I'll maii...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217599273

ISBN - 13:9780217599276

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