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Tag Archives: Oliver Goldsmith

A Reader’s Diary, 28 January 2015

I finally got round to reading a book that has been sitting on my shelves waiting to be read for just under forty-nine years. I bought my second-hand, War Economy … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Deserted Village (or ‘The Rage of Gain’)

Oliver Goldsmith is remembered for a novel, a play and a poem. It was in the spirit of the age for writers to be proficient in all three. Conversation, as … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment