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" Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told, more than the papers have made public. He died of a fever, made, I am afraid, more violent by uneasiness of mind. His debts began to be heavy, and all his resources were exhausted. Sir Joshua is of... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 190
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854 - 472 pages
...dear Doctor Goldsmith," he wrote three months later to Boswell, " there is little more to be told. He " died of a fever, I am afraid more violent by...thousand pounds. Was ever poet so " trusted before ? "* He spoke of the loss for years, as with the tenderness of a recent grief ; and in his little room...
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Cyclopędia of Literary and Scientific Anecdote: Illustrations of the ...

William Keddie - Literature - 1854 - 368 pages
...Goldsmith, there is little to be told more than the papers have made public. He died of a fever, made, I am afraid, more violent by uneasiness of mind. His...to be heavy, and all his resources were exhausted. He had raised money and squandered it by every acquisition and folly of expense. Sir Joshua [Reynolds]...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 95

1854
...distress. He had raised money and squandered it by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed not less than...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? But let not his faults be remembered. He was a very great man.' It was suggested that he should be...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 95

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1854
...distress. He had raised money and squandered it by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed not less than...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? But let not his faults be remembered. He was a very great man.' It was suggested that he should be...
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Oliver Goldsmith's History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving - Natural history - 1854 - 998 pages
...there is little to be told more than the papers have made public. He died of a fever, mndi1. I ani afraid, more violent by uneasiness of mind. His debts began to be heavy, and all his resources wore exhausted. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed no less than two thousand pounds. Was ever poet...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1855 - 472 pages
...little more to be told. He " died of a fever, I am afraid more violent by uneasiness of " mind. Hia debts began to be heavy, and all his resources were...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ?" He spoke of the loss for years, as with the tenderness of a recent grief ; and in his little room...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855
...distress. He had raised money and squandered it by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed not less than...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? But let not his faults be remembered. He was a very great man." It was suggested that he should be...
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The National Magazine, Volume 9

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1856
...distress. He had raised money and squandered it by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed not less than...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before 1 But let not his faults be remembered. He was a very great man." It was suggested that he should be...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1858
...contribute to the work: my answer was, that Lord Hailes intended the same publication; and Dr. Horne has resigned it to him. His lordship must now think...please, put the inscription thus :— " ' Maria Scotorum jRcgina nata 15—, a suis in exilinm actn 15—, ab liospitd neci data 15—,' You must find the years....
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Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ...

Washington Irving - 1858
...Boswell, " there is little to be told more than the papers have made public. He died of a fever, made, I am afraid, more violent by uneasiness of mind. His...were exhausted. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed no less than two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before."* The death uf Goldsmith was a shock...
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