Oliver Goldsmith





Oliver Goldsmith


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

Died
April 04, 1774

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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.

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She Stoops to Conquer

3.65 avg rating — 7,198 ratings — published 1773 — 127 editions
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The Vicar of Wakefield

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The Deserted Village and Ot...

3.46 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1770 — 2 editions
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Treasury Of Aesop's Fables

3.95 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1973
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The Deserted Village

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An Elegy on the Death of a ...

3.52 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1766 — 15 editions
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Poems and Plays

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The Citizen of the World, O...

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The Vicar of Wakefield and ...

3.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1953 — 3 editions
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More books by Oliver Goldsmith…
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
Oliver Goldsmith, The Citizen of the World, Or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher, Residing in London, to His Friends in the Country, by Dr. Goldsmith

“Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no fibs.”
Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer

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

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