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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 of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...it. " Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told, more than the papers have made publick. He died of a fever, made, I am afraid, more violent..." You may, if you please, put the inscription thus : 'Maria Scotorum Regina nata 15 — , a suis in exilium acta 15 — , ab hospitd neci data 15 —...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1900
...Goldsmith died April 4, this year. B. 2 These books Dr. Johnson presented to the Bodleian Library. B. " Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told,...all his resources were exhausted. Sir Joshua is of opin1on that he owed not less than two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? " You may,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1901
...Dr. Goldsmith died April 4 this year. 1 These books Dr. Johnson presented to the Bodleian Library. 'Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be...You may , if you please, put the inscription thus : ' ' Maria Scotorum Bcgina nata 15 — , a suis in exilium acta 15 — , ab hospitd neei data 15 —...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volume 1

John N. Crawford - 1903
...him. He died April 4, 1774, worn out with anxiety and debt. Dr. Johnson writing to Boswell said : " Of poor, dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ? " " Whether, indeed, we take him as a poet, as a comic writer, or as a historian," said Dr. Johnson,...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1903 - 460 pages
...Goldsmith," he wrote three months later to Boswgll, " there is little more to be told. He died of a fever, I am afraid more violent by uneasiness of mind. His...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 hung...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1907 - 1172 pages
...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....to be heavy, and all his resources were exhausted. * Dr. Goldsmith died April 4, this year. t These books Dr. Johnson presented to the Bodleian Library....
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Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1911 - 224 pages
...death he burst into tears, and Reynolds put aside painting for the day. Johnson wrote, weeks after : " Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be told...two thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before ! " And again : " He raised money and squandered it by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense....
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Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1923 - 343 pages
...led by a bear." Death of Goldsmith [Goldsmith died April 4>, 1774-. Dr. Johnson wrote to Boswell:] "Of poor dear Dr. Goldsmith there is little to be...thousand pounds. Was ever poet so trusted before?" CHAPTER V AD 1775-1776. ^ETAT. 66-67 Ossian A1 this time1 the controversy concerning the pieces published...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 2008 - 1024 pages
...Lord Hailes intended the same publication; and Dr Home has resigned it to him. His Lordship now must think seriously about it. Of poor dear Dr Goldsmith...You may, if you please, put the inscription thus: 'Maria Scotorum Regina nata 1 5 — , a suis in exilium acta 1 5 — , ab hospita neci data 15 —...
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