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" He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man. "
The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources - Page 503
by Sir James Prior - 1837 - 550 pages
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 508 pages
...Goldsmith is gone much further. He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expence. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man. " I have just begun to...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1807 - 526 pages
...Goldsmith is gone much further. He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expence. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man. " I have just begun to...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 660 pages
...believe, by the fear of distress. His debts began to be heavy, and all his resources were exhausted. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man." * His death was an irreparable loss to English literature. Whether we consider him as a poet, as a...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 466 pages
...Goldsmith is gone much further. He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice of acquisition and folly of ex pence. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great men. " I have just begun to...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820 - 542 pages
...Goldsmith is gone much farther. He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice...frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man. " I have just begun to print my journey to the Hebrides, and am leaving the press to take another journey...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821 - 376 pages
...is gone much further. • He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by tha. fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice...frailties be remembered; he was a very great man. " I have just begun to print my Journey to the Hebrides, and am leaving the press to take another journey...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist

1837 - 638 pages
...opinion that he owed not less than 2000^. Was ever poet so trusted before !" He subsequently writes, " He had raised money, and squandered it, by every artifice...frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man." It is still more deeply to be regretted that in his last hours we find no trace of those feelings which...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822 - 472 pages
...Goldsmith is gone much further. He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expence. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man. " I have just begun to...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 430 pages
...Goldsmith is gone much farther. He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense f. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man. " I have just begun to print...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 432 pages
...Goldsmith is gone much farther. He died of a fever, exasperated, as I believe, by the fear of distress. He had raised money and squandered it, by every artifice of acquisition and folly of expense f. But let not his frailties be remembered ; he was a very great man. " I have just begun to print...
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