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" ... commission; and the next morning I perceived his sisters mighty busy in fitting out Moses for the fair; trimming his hair, brushing his buckles, and cocking his hat with pins. The business of the toilet being over, we had at last the satisfaction... "
The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale - Page 122
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1773 - 228 pages
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale. : In Two Volumes

Oliver Goldsmith - 1780 - 106 pages
...over, we had at laft the fatisfailion of feeing him. mounted upon the colt, with a deal box beforç him to bring home groceries in. He had on a coat made...call thunder and lightning, which, though grown too ihorf, was much too good to be thrown away. His waiftcoat was of- " gofling green, and his fifters...
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The vicar of Wakefield [by O. Goldsmith]. 2 vols. [in 1].

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 252 pages
...I had fome opinion of my fon's prudence, I was willing enough to entruft him with this commiflion ; and the next morning I perceived his fifters mighty...lightning, which, though grown too fhort, was much to good to be thrown away. His waiftcoat was of gofling green, and his fifters had tied his hair with...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1799 - 214 pages
...hat with pins. The business of the toilpt being over, we had at last the sa» tisfaction of seeing him mounted upon the colt, with a deal box before...on a coat made of that cloth they call thunder and lightuing, which, though grown too short, was much too good to be thrown away. His waistcoat was of...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1801 - 424 pages
...trimming his hair, brufhing his buckles, and cocking his hat with pins. The bufinefs of the toilet btfing over, we had at laft the fatisfaction of feeing him...that cloth they call thunder and lightning, which, tho' grown too fhort, was much too good to be thrown away. His waiftcoat was of gofling green, and...
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The miscellaneous works of OLiver Goldsmith [ed. by S. Rose].

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 438 pages
...his hat with pins. The business of the toilet being over, we had at last the satisfaction of seeing him mounted upon the colt, with a deal box before...groceries in. He had on a coat made of that cloth they called thunder and lightning, which, tho' grown too short, was much too good to be thrown away. His...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 428 pages
...his hat with pins. The business of the toilet being over, we had at last the satisfaction of seeing him mounted upon the colt, with a deal box before...groceries in. He had on a coat made of that cloth they called thunder and lightning, which, tho' grown too short, was much too good to be thrown away. His...
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The vicar of Wakefield. Whittingham's ed

Oliver Goldsmith - 1815 - 268 pages
...his hat with pins. The business of the toilet being over, we had at last the satisfaction of seeing him mounted upon the colt, with a deal box before...call thunder and lightning, which though grown too short, was much too good to be thrown away. His waistcoat was of gosling green, and his sisters had...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volume 23

1820 - 406 pages
...his hat with pins. The business of the toilet being over, we had at last the satisfaction of seeing him mounted upon the colt, with a deal box before...call thunder and lightning, which though grown too short, was much too good to be thrown away. His waistcoat was of gosling green, and his sisters had...
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The novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 762 pages
...toilet being over, we had at last the satisfaction of seeing him mounted upon the colt, with a deal-box h is excited by objects of pleasure, or inspired by sounds of harmony, sooths the he thunder-and-lightning, which, though grown too short, was much too good to be thrown away. His waistcoat...
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The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 764 pages
...toilet being over, we had at last the satisfaction of seeing him mounted upon the colt, with a deal-box before him to bring home groceries in. He had on a coat made of that clotn they call thunder-and-lightning, which, though grown too short, was much too good to be thrown...
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