The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Prefaces and introductions. Animated nature (extracts) nobleman's letters. Goody Two-shoes. Index

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G. Bell and sons, 1894
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Page 366 - THE Lord my pasture shall prepare, •And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noonday walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.
Page 366 - Though in the paths of death I tread With gloomy horrors overspread, My steadfast heart shall fear no ill, For Thou, O Lord, art with me still ; Thy friendly crook shall give me aid, And guide me through the dreadful shade.
Page 379 - And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Page 176 - England,' for which I have been a good deal abused in the newspapers, for betraying the liberties of the people. God knows I had no thought for or against liberty in my head ; my whole aim being to make up a book of a decent size, that, as 'Squire Richard says,
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Page 379 - And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Page 403 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 379 - Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground; but the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark...

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