Oliver Goldsmith


Born
in County Roscommon or County 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.

Average rating: 3.58 · 19,603 ratings · 892 reviews · 719 distinct worksSimilar authors
She Stoops to Conquer

3.67 avg rating — 9,210 ratings — published 1773 — 241 editions
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The Vicar of Wakefield

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3.48 avg rating — 8,822 ratings — published 1766 — 610 editions
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The Deserted Village and Ot...

3.37 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1770 — 2 editions
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She Stoops to Conquer: And ...

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The Deserted Village

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3.43 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1770 — 97 editions
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An Elegy on the Death of a ...

3.45 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1766 — 39 editions
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Poems and Plays

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3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1939 — 16 editions
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The Complete Works of Olive...

3.46 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1923 — 13 editions
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The Citizen of the World, O...

3.52 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1762 — 48 editions
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The Vicar of Wakefield and ...

3.54 avg rating — 13 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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