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" Yet, notwithstanding this weight of authority, and the universal practice of former ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced under the name of sentimental comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited, rather than the... "
Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography - Page 171
by Washington Irving - 1849 - 382 pages
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 9

1786 - 558 pages
...ages, a new fpecies of Dramatic compofition has been introduced under the name of Sentimental Comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited, rather than the vices expofed ; and the diftrefTes, rather than the faults of mankind make our intereft in the piece. Thefe...
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Select British Classics, Volume 4

1804 - 188 pages
...ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced under the name of Sentimental Comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited,...faults of mankind make our interest in the piece. These Comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their flattering...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith..

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 492 pages
...ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced under the name of Sentimental Comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited,...faults of mankind make our interest in the piece. These Comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their flattering...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 350 pages
...ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced under the name of Sentimental Comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited,...faults of mankind make our interest in the piece. These comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their flattering...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors, Volume 2

Manual - 1809 - 324 pages
...ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced uuder the name of sentimental comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited...distresses rather than the faults of mankind make an interest in the piece. These comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty,...
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Essays, on miscellaneous subjects; with An enquiry into the present state of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 290 pages
...name of sentimental comedy, in which the virtues of private life arc exhibited, rather than the vires exposed; and the distresses, rather than the faults of mankind, make our interest in the piece. These comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their nattering...
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Essays and The Bee, Volumes 1-2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 514 pages
...ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced under the name of sentimental comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited,...faults of mankind, make our interest in the piece. These comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their flattering...
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The life of Dr. Parnell. The life of Henry Lord Viscount Bolingbroke ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 486 pages
...success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their flattering every man in his favourite foible. In these plays almost all the characters are good,...exceedingly generous ; they are lavish enough of their Tin moiiey on the Stage ; and though they want humour, have abundance of sentiment and feeling. If they...
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The British Prose Writers...: Goldsmith's essays, and Bee

1821 - 384 pages
...ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced under the name of sentimental comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited,...faults of mankind, make our interest in the piece. These comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their flattering...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: The life of Dr. Parnell. The ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 448 pages
...ages, a new species of dramatic composition has been introduced under the name of sentimental comedy, in which the virtues of private life are exhibited,...faults of mankind make our interest in the piece. These comedies have had of late great success, perhaps from their novelty, and also from their flattering...
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