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  • Threnodia Augustalis:
    SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF HER LATE ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS DOWAGER OF WALES.

    OVERTURE A SOLEMN DIRGE. AIR TRIO.
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  • Of The Death Of The Right Hon. ***
    Ye Muses, pour the pitying tear
    For Pollio snatch'd away;
    O! had he liv'd another year!
    'He had not died to-day'. ...
  • Song From 'she Stoops To Conquer'
    Let school-masters puzzle their brain,
    With grammar, and nonsense, and learning;
    Good liquor, I stoutly maintain,
    Gives 'genus' a better discerning. ...
  • The Gift
    To Iris, In Bow Street, Convent Garden

    Say, cruel IRIS, pretty rake,
    Dear mercenary beauty, ...
  • Epilogue To 'the Good Natur'd Man'
    As puffing quacks some caitiff wretch procure
    To swear the pill, or drop, has wrought a cure;
    Thus on the stage, our play-wrights still depend
    For Epilogues and Prologues on some friend, ...
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Good 19 Long 16 Place 15 Night 13 Life 12 Face 12 View 12 Rise 10 Death 10 Soul 10


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Mike_may_quotes: those who have most virtue in their mouths, have least of it in their bosoms (oliver goldsmith, 1730–1774)
Csshallwayhero: "our greatest glory is, not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall." ~oliver goldsmith
Kevinblakeryan: “ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay:” —oliver goldsmith | the deserted village (1770)
Luv_wine: i love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines. -oliver goldsmith, the vicar of wakefield
Thepainterflynn: today in 1766 the vicar of wakefield by oliver goldsmith is first published
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Triumph-may Be Of Several Kinds
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Triumph-may be of several kinds-
There's Triumph in the Room
When that Old Imperator-Death-
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