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" We were to drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the sea ; we were to supply all Europe with herrings upon our own terms. At present we hear no more of all this. We have fished up very little gold that I can learn ; nor do we furnish the world with... "
Essays - Page 70
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1765 - 236 pages
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The Beauties of All Magazines Selected for ..., Volume 2

1763
...(carce even an epitaph left to flatter. A few years ago the herring-fifliery employed all Grub ftreet ; it was the topic in every coffee-houfe, and the burden...drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the fea ; *e were to fupply all Europe with herring* upon our own terms. At prefent w* hear no more of this....
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The Polite Miscellany: Containing Variety of Food for the Mind; Being an ...

English essays - 1764 - 370 pages
...Grub-ftreet ; it was the topic in every coffeehoufe, and the burden of every ballad, We were to itragf up oceans of gold from the bottom of the fea ; we...fupply all Europe with herrings upon our own terms. At prelent we hear no more of this. We have fifhed up ' very little gold, that I can learn : Nor do we...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Essays - 1792 - 286 pages
...fcarce even an epitaph left to flatter. A few years ago, the herring-fifhery employed all Grub-flreet ; it was the topic in every coffee-houfe, and the burden of every ballad. We were to drag up ocean3 of gold from the bottom of the fea; we were to fupply all Europe with herrings upon our own...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...few years ago the herring-fimery employed al! Grub-ftreet ; it was the topic in every coftee-houfc, and the burden of every ballad. We were to drag up...fupply all Europe with herrings upon our own terms. At prętent, we hear no ˇnore of all this. We have filhed up very little gold that I can learn; nor do...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...Gnib-uVeet ; it v»as the topic in every coffee-houfe, and the burden of every ball-id. We were 10 drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the fea ; we were to fupply all Europe xviili herrings upon our own terms. At prelcnt, we hear no more of all tliis. We have filhed up very...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...herring- fishery " employed all Grub-street, it was the topic in every " coffee-house, and the burthen of every ballad. We " were to drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the " sea ; and we were to supply all Europe with herrings " upon our own terms. At present we hear no...
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Select British Classics, Volume 3

English literature - 1804
...the herring fishery employed all Grub-street; it was the topic in every cofiee-house, and the burthen of every ballad. We were to drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the sea ; we were to supply all Europe with herrings upon our own terms. At present we hear no more of...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...herring fishery employed all Grub-street ; it was the topic in every coffee-house, and the burthen of every ballad. We were to drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the sea ; we were to supply all Europe with herrings upon our own terms. At present we hear no more of...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...employed all Grub-street ; it was the topic in every coffee-house, and the burden of every hallad. We were to drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the sea ; we were to supply all Europe with herrings upon our own terms. At present, we hear no more of...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...the herring-fishery employed all Grub street; it was the topic in every coffee-house, and the harden of every ballad. We were to drag up oceans of gold from the bottom of the sea ; we were to supply alt Europe with herrings upon our own terms. At present we hear no more of...
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