The Poetical Works Of Oliver Goldsmith by Oliver GoldsmithThe Poetical Works Of Oliver Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith

The Poetical Works Of Oliver Goldsmith

byOliver Goldsmith

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Excerpt: ... ANECDOTES OF GOLDSMITH, ROB I. NORTHCOTE'S LIFE OF REYNOLDS. II. CRADOCK'S MEMOIRS. III. DAVIES'S LIFE OF GARRICK. IV. BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON. T. MISS HAWKINS'S ANECDOTES. VI. COLMAN'S RANDOM RECORDS. VH. CUMBERLAND'S MEMOIRS. VHI. NORTHCOTE'S CONVERSATIONS. IX. HAWKINS'S LIFE OF JOHNSON. ANECDOTES OF GOLDSMITH. NORTHOOTE'S LIFE OF REYNOLDS. Is the course of this year, Sir Joshua took another trip to Paris, from which he had scarcely returned when Mr. Rennet Langton renewed, in a very pressing manner, an invitation which he had given to him and Goldsmith to spend some part of the autumn with him and his lady, the Countess of Rothes, at their seat in Lincolnshire. With this obliging request, however, he was unable to comply; and Goldsmith, in a letter to Mr. Langton, declining the invitation on the part of both, says, 'Reynolds is just returned from Paris, and finds himself now in the case of a truant, that must make up for his idle time by diligence: we have therefore agreed to postpone our journey till next summer.' In fact, at this period Sir Joshua may be said to have been at the zenith of his eminence, as we see him now employed in portraying the most illustrious personages in every different department, whilst his intimacy was sedulously sought after by all degrees of persons. Much of the attention whioh even Goldsmith personally met with was undoubtedly owing to the patronage of his admired friend; yet Sir Joshua used to say that Goldsmith looked at or considered public notoriety or fame as one great parcel, to the whole of which he laid claim, and whoever partook of any part of it, whether dancer, singer, sleight-of-hand man, or tumbler, deprived him of his right, and drew off the attention of the world from himself, and which he was striving to gain. Notwithstanding this,...
Title:The Poetical Works Of Oliver GoldsmithFormat:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217130194

ISBN - 13:9780217130196