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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, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 218
by James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1877 - 472 pages
...more to be told. He " died of a fever, I am afraid more violent by uneasiness of " mind. His debt* began to be heavy, and all his resources were " exhausted....two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before 1" He spoke of the loss for years, as with the tenderness of a recent grief; and in his little room...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 pages
...sorrow,' sank into his grave when he was but forty-five years old. ' He died of a fever,' wrote Johnson, ' made, I am afraid, more violent by uneasiness of mind....two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? ' One, certainly, of his resources had not been exhausted. His last illness attacked him as he was...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 pages
...sorrow,' sank into his grave when he was but forty-five years old. ' He died of a fever,' wrote Johnson, ' made, I am afraid, more violent by uneasiness of mind....two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? ' One, certainly, of his resources had not been exhausted. His last illness attacked him as he was...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Third Series

1880 - 541 pages
...said nothing to me about poor Goldsmith," that Johnson, writing on July 4th, answered as follows : " Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told,...thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before?" But if the greatest grief at the sudden and premature death of Goldsmith would seem to have been shown...
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English Literature in the Eighteenth Century

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1880 - 158 pages
...Reynolds threw by his pencil for the day. Johnson wrote to Boswell three months afterwards : 'Of poor Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told more than...to be heavy, and all his resources were exhausted. . . . Was ever poet so trusted before?' His remains were interred in the Temple burying ground, and...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1881
...felt the blow deeply and gloomily. In writing some time afterwards to Boswell, he ob served " Of poor Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told more than...were exhausted. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed no less than two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ?" Among his debts were seventy-nine...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1882
...In writing some time afterwards to Boswell, he ob served :l Of poor Dr. Goldsmith there is little So be told more than the papers have made public. He...were exhausted. Sir Joshua is of opinion that he owed no less than two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ?" Among his debts were seventy-nine...
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Goldsmith

William Black - 1883 - 160 pages
...4, answered as follows : — "Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told, more than tho papers have made public. He died of a fever, made,...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? " But if the greatest grief at the sudden and premature death of Goldsmith would seem to have been...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1884
...of sending them. The narrative is clear, lively, and short. " I have done worse to Lord Hailes than by neglecting his sheets : I have run him in debt...." You may, if you please, put the inscription thus : — " ' Maria Scotorum Regina nata 15 — , a sut's in exilium acta 15 — , ab Iwspitd, neci data...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1884
...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..." You may, if you please, put the inscription thus :—• '-'•'-Maria Scotorum Regina nata 15—, a suis in exilium acta 15—, ab Jwspita neci data...
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