Oliver Goldsmith





Oliver Goldsmith

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born
in co. Roscommon or co. Longford, Ireland
November 10, 1730

died
April 04, 1774

gender
male

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The Anglo-Irish poet, dramatist, novelist, and essayist Oliver Goldsmith wrote, translated, or compiled more than 40 volumes. The works for which he is remembered are marked by good sense, moderation, balance, order, and intellectual honesty.


Average rating: 3.55 · 10,079 ratings · 404 reviews · 119 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 5,163 ratings — published 1773 — 88 editions
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The Vicar of Wakefield
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The Deserted Village and Ot...
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1770 — 11 editions
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Treasury Of Aesop's Fables
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1973
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An Elegy on the Death of a ...
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The Citizen of the World, O...
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Poems and Plays
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1939 — 8 editions
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Harvard Classics, Vol. 18: ...
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Goldsmith's Plays: The Good...
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Goldsmith: Everyman's Poetry
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More books by Oliver Goldsmith…
“Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.”
Oliver Goldsmith

“I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.”
Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield

“Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
Oliver Goldsmith

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