The Miscellaneous Works Of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B; Including A Variety Of Pieces Volume 4 by Oliver Goldsmith

The Miscellaneous Works Of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B; Including A Variety Of Pieces Volume 4

byOliver Goldsmith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...But I love to converse only with the more grave and sensible part of the sex. But I 'in afraid I grow tiresome. Miss Hard. Not at all, Sir; there is nothing I like so much as grave conversation myself; I could hear it for ever. Indeed, I have often been surprised how a man of sentiment could ever admire those light airy pleasures, where nothing reaches the heart. Maul. It's a disease of the mind, madam. In the variety of tastes there must be some who, wanting a relish for um--a--um. Miss Hard. I understand you, Sir. There must be some who, wanting a relish for refined pleasures, pretend to despise what they are incapable of tasting. Marl. My meaning, madam, but infinitely better expressed. And I can't help observing a Miss Hard. Aside.') Who could ever suppose this fellow impudent upon such occasions! (To him) You were going to observe, Sir Marl. I was observing, madam--I protest, madam, I forget what I was going to observe. Miss Hard. (Aside.) I vow and so do I. (To him) You were observing, Sir, that in this age of hypocrisy--something about hypocrisy, Sir. Marl. Yes, madam. In this age of hypocrisy there are few who upon strict inquiry do not--a--a--a--Miss Hard. I understand you perfectly, Sir. Marl. (Aside.) Egad! and that's more than I do myself. Miss Hard. You mean that in this hypocritical age there are few that do not condemn in public what they practise in private, and think they pay every debt to virtue when they praise it. Marl. True, madam; those who have most virtue in their mouths, have least of it in their bosoms. But I 'm sure I tire you, madam. Miss Hard. Not in the least, Sir; there's something so agreeable and spirited in your manner, such life and force--pray, Sir, go on. Marl. Yes, madam. I was saying that there are some...

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Title:The Miscellaneous Works Of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B; Including A Variety Of Pieces Volume 4Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217764371

ISBN - 13:9780217764377

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