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The Globe Edition

THE MISCELLANEOUS WORKS

OF

OLIVER GOLDSMITH

WITH BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION

BY PROFESSOR MASSON

London
MACMILLAN AND CO.

1884

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CONTENT S.

P. 8

P. 61

MEMOIR OF GOLDSMITH.

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD.

Cap.
i The Description of the Family of Wake.

field, in which a kindred Likeness pre-

vails, as well of Minds as of Persons p. I

II. Family Misfortunes. The Loss of For.

tune only serves to increase the Pride of

the Worthy

P. 3

III. A Migration. The fortunate Circum-

stances of our Lives are generally found

at last to be of our own procuring P. 4

IV. A Proof that even the humblest Fortune

may grant Happiness, which depends,

not on Circumstances, but Constitu-

tion

v. A new and great Acquaintance intro-

duced What we place most Hopes

upon, generally proves most fatal . P. 9

VI. The Happiness of a Country Fire-

side

VII. A Town Wit described. The dutiest

Fellows may learn to be comical for a

Night or Two

P. 12

VIII. An Amour, which promises little good

Fortune, yet may be productive of

much

p. 14

ix. Two Ladies of great Distinction intro

duced. Superior Finery ever seems to

confer superior Breeding

P. 17

X. The Family endeavour to cope with their

Betters The Miseries of the Poor, when

they attempt to appear above their Cir.

cumstances

p. 18

X1. The Family still resolve to hold up their

Heads.

P. 20

XIl. Fortune seems resolved to humble" the

Family of Wakofield. Mortifications are

often more painful than real Calami-

ties

p. 23

XIIL. Mr. Burchell is found to be an Enemy,

for he has the confidence to give disagree-

able Advice

· P. 25

Xiv. Fresh Mortifications, or a Demonstration

that seeming Calanities may be real

Blessings.

xv. All Mr. Burchell's Villany at once detected.

The Folly of being overwise

p. 29

XVL The Family use Art, which is opposed

with

greater

P. 31

XVIL Scarcely any Virtue found to resist the

Power of long and pleasing Tempta-

tion

P. 26

P. 34
XVIII. The Pursuit of a Father to reclaim a
Lost Child to Virtue .

P. 37

XIX. The Description of a Person discontented

with the present Government, and appre-

hensive of the loss of our Liberties p. 39

strated with regard to the Happy and the

Miserable here below. That, from the

nature of Pleasure and Pain, the wretched

must be repaid the balance of their suffer-

ings in the life hereafter

P. 70

xxx. Happier Prospects begin to appear. Let

us be inflexible, and Fortune will at last

change in our favour.

P. 72

XXXI. Former Benevolence now repaid with un-

expected Interest

p. 75

XXXII. The Conclusion

P. 82

THE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD.

Letter

1. To Mr.

Merchant in Lon.

don

p. 88

11. From Lien Chi Altangi to Mer-
chant in Amsterdam

p. 83

M. From Lien Chi Altangi to the care of

Fipsihi, resident in Moscow, to be for-

warded by the Russian caravan to Fum

Hoam, First President of the Ceremo-

nial Academy at Pekin, in China P. 90

iv. To the same

p. 92

v. To the same

P. 93

vi. Fum Hoam, First President of the Cere.

monial Academy at Pekin. to Lien Chi

Altangi, the Discontented Wanderer; by

the way of Moscow

P. 95

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