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OF

OLIVER GOLDSMITH, M B.

WITH

A LIFE AND NOTES.

SIVE RISUS ESSENT MOVENDI, SIVE LACRYMÆ AFFECTUM POTENS,

AT LENIS DOMINATOR.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
THOMAS TEGG & SON, CHEAPSIDE; R. GRIFFIN & co.
GLASGOW; TEGG, WISE & CO. DUBLIN.

1835.

ENELISH
OXFORD

FRARY

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IX. Two ladies of great distinction introduced. Superior

finery ever seems to confer superior breeding,

35

X. The family endeavour to cope with their betters. The

miseries of the poor, when they attempt to appear

above their circumstances,

38

XI. The family still resolve to hold up their heads,

42

XII. Fortune seems resolved to humble the family of Wake-

field. Mortifications are often more painful than

real calamities,

46

XIII. Mr Burchell is found to be an enemy; for he has the

confidence to give disagreeable advice,

50

XIV. Fresh mortifications, or a demonstration that seeming

calamities may be real blessings,

53

XV. All Mr Burchell's villany at once detected. The folly

of being over wise,

58

XVI. The family use art, which is opposed by still greater, 62

XVII. Scarcely any virtue found to resist the power of long

and pleasing temptation,

66

XVIII. The pursuit of a father to reclaim a lost child to virtue, 73

XIX. The description of a person discontented with the

present government, and apprehensive of the loss of

our liberties,

76

XX. The history of a philosophic vagabond, pursuing

novelty, but losing content,

83

XXI. The short continuance of friendship amongst the vicious,

which is coeval only with mutual satisfaction, 95

XXII. Offences are easily pardoned where there is love at

bottom,

102

XXIII. None but the guilty can be long and completely

miserable,

105

XXIV. Fresh calamities,

109

XXV. No situation, however wretched it seems, but has some

sort of comfort attending it,

113

XXVI. A reformation in the jail. To make laws complete

they should reward as well as punish,

116

XXVII. The same subject continued,

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