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The Globe Edition

THE MISCELLANECUS WORKS

OF

OLIVER GOLDSMITH

WITH BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION

BY PROFESSOR MASSON

London

MACMILLAN AND CO.

1881

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MEMOIR OF GOLDSMITH.

THE VICAR. OF WAKEFIELD.

Chap.

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

JII. 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

p. 8

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

P. II

VII. A Town Wit described.

The dullest

Fellows may learn to be comical for a

Night or Two

p. 12

VII. 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

xi. The Family still resolve to hold

Heads.

p. 20

XII. Fortune seems resolved to humble the

Family of Wakefield. Mortifications are

often more painful than real Calami-

ties

p. 23

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

for he has the confidence to give disagree-

able Advice.

P. 25

xiy. Fresh Mortifications, or a Demonstration

that seeming Calamities may be real

Blessings .

p. 26

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

The Folly of being overwise p. 29

XVI. The Family use Art, which is opposed

with still greater

p. 31

XVII. Scarcely any Virtue found to resist the

Power of long and pleasing Tempta-

tion

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

P: 75

XXXII. The Conclusion

p. 82

p. 88

P. 83

THE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD.

Letter

1. To Mr. - Merchant in Lon.

don

11. From Lien Chi Altangi to Mer-

chant in Amsterdam

III. 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
p. 174

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Letter

VII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LVI. From Fum Hoam to Altangi, the Dis-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

contented Wanderer

. p. 177

demy in China

p. 96

Lvși. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

VIII. To the same

p. 97

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

IX. To the same

P. 98

demy at Pekin in China

x. To the same

· P. 178

p. 99 LVIII. To the same

X1. To the same

p. Too

LIX. From Hingpo to Lien Chi Altangi, by

XII. To the same

. P. 101

the way of Moscow .

XIII. To the same

p. 103 LX. From the same

P. 183

XIV. To the same

. p. 105 LXI. From Lien Chi Altangito Hingpo p. 185

xv. To the same

p. 107

LXII. To the same

p. 187

xvi. To the same

LXI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

XVII. To the same

p. 109

First President of the Ceremonial Aca.

XVIII. To the same

demy at Pekin in China

p. 189

XIX. To the same

p. 113

LXIV. To the same

• p. 191

xx. To the same

p. 115

Lxv. To the same

. p. 192

XXI. To the same

LXVI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

XXII. From the same

. p. 119

the way of Moscow .

P. 193

XXIII. To the same

p. 1.20

LXVII. To the same

p. 195

xxiv. To the same

P. 121

LXVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

xxv. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

xxvi. To the same

. p. 125

demy at Pekin in China

p. 196

XXVII. To the same

LxIx. To the same

XXVIII. To the same

p. 198

. p. 129 Lxx. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

xxix. To the same

p. 131

the way of Moscow.

p. 200

xxx. To the same

p. 132

LXXI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

XXXI. To the same

. p. 135

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

xxxii. To the same

• p. 136

demy at Pekin in China

p. 202

XXXIII. To the same

p. 138

LXXII. To the same

p. 204

XXXIV. To the same

p. 140

Lxxu. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

Xxxv. From Hingpo, a slave in Persia, to

the way of Moscow .

Altangi, a travelling Philosopher of LXXIV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

China; by the way of Moscow . p. 142

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XXXVI. From the same

p. 143

demy at Pekin in China

p. 207

XXXVII. From the same

• P. 144 Lxxv. To the same

p. 209

XXXVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXVI. From Hingpo to Lien Chi Altangi, by

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

the way of Moscow

p. 211

demy at Pekin, in China

LXXVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

xxxix. From Lien Chi Altangi to Mer-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

chant in Amsterdam

: p. 148

demy at Pekin in China

P. 212

XL. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXVIII. To the same

p. 213

First President of the Ceremonial Aca- Lxxix. To the same

p. 215

demy at Pekin, in China

p. 150

Lxxx. To the same

XLI. To the same

• p. 151 LXXXI. To the same

p. 217

XLII. From Fum Hoam to Lien Chi Altangi, LXXXII. To the same

p. 219

the Discontented Wanderer ; by the way LXXXIII. From Lien Chi Allangi to Hingpo,

of Moscow

p. 153

the way of Moscow

p. 221

xli. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, Lxxxiv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca.

demy at Pekin, in China

p. 154

demy at Pekin in China

p. 222

XLIV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, a Lxxxv. To the saine

• p. 224

Slave in Persia

· P. 156

Lxxxvi. To the same

xlv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXXVII. From Fụm Hoam to Lien Chi Al-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

tangi .

. p. 227

demy at Pekin, in China p. 158 Lxxxvii. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

XLVI. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XLVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, a

demy at Pekin in China

Slave in Persia

LXXXIX. To the same

. p. 230

XLVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Mer-

xc. To the same

p. 232

chant in Amsterdam

xci. To the same

p. 234

XLIX. To the same

. p. 165

XCII. To the same

p. 235

L. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, XCIII. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca- xciv. From Hingpo, in Moscow, to Lien Chi

demy at Pekin in China

p. 167

Altangi, in London

p. 237

LI. To the same

xcv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, at

LII. To the same

p. 170

Moscow

p. 238

LII. From the same

p. 172 xcvi. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

LIV. From the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

LV. To the same

p. 175

demy at Pekin in China

p. 239
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Essay

XCVII. To the same

. p. 241 xvu. Versification .

p. 339

XCVIIl. To the same

• p. 242 xix. Schools of Music

P. 341

xcix. To the same

p. 243 xx. Carolan, the Irish Bard.

p. 343

C. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by XXI. On the Tenants of the Leasowes. p. 344

the way of Moscow

p. 245 XXI. Sentimental Comedy .

p. 346

ci. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, XXII. Scottish Marriages

• P. 347

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

demy at Pekin in China

p. 246

CII. To the same

p. 247

cm. From Lien Chi Altangi to - Mer-

THE BEE:

chant in Amsterdam

: p. 248 À SELECT COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON THE MOST

civ. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

INTERESTING AND ENTERTAINING SUBJECTS.

demy at Pekin in China

p. 249

No.

cy. To the same

p. 250

1. Saturday, October 6, 1759. p. 353

CVI. To the same

• p. 252

On a beautiful Youth struck blind

CVII. To the same

p. 253

with Lightning. Imitated from the

CVIII. To the same

p. 254

Spanish

. p. 355

CIX. To the same

Remarks on our Theatres :

p. 256

• p. 355

cx. To the same

· P. 258

The Story of Alcander and Septimius.

cxi. To the same

P. 259

Translated from a Byzantine Histo-

CXII. To the same

rian.

p. 357

CXII. To the same

A Letter from a Traveller

p. 359

cxiv. To the same

P. 264

A short Account of the late Mr. Mau-

cxv. To the same

pertuis

cxvi. To the same

11. Saturday, October 13, 1759:-

P. 360

cxvii. To the same

p. 269

On Dress

.: P. 360

CXVIII. From Fum Hoam to Lien Chi Altangi,

Some Particulars relative to Charles XI.

the Discontented Wanderer, by the way

not commonly known

P. 363

of Moscow

p. 270

Happiness in a great measure dependent

cxix. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

on Constitution.

p. 365

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

On our Theatres

P. 367

demy at Pekin in China

p. 272

III. Saturday, October 20, 1759.

cxx. To the same

On the Use of Language

p. 274

CXXI. To the same

The History of Hypatia

p. 275

p. 370

CXXII. To the same

p. 276

On Justice and Generosity. p. 372

CXXIII. To the same

Some Particulars relating to Father

p. 278

Feyjoo

p. 374

iv. Saturday, October 27, 1759.

Miscellaneous

p. 374

ESSAYS.

A Flemish Tradition

· P. 376

Essay

The Sagacity of some Insects

Preface

P. 283

The Characteristics of Greatness. p. 380

1. Description of various Clubs

A City Night Piece

11. Specimen of a Magazine in Minia: v. Saturday, November 3, 1759. —

ture

Upon Political Frugality

P. 382

III. Asem, an Eastern Tale; or a Vindication A Reverie Fame Machine

· P. 387

of the Wisdom of Providence in the Moral

A Word or two on the late Farce called

Government of the World .

P. 289

“High Life below Stairs ”

p. 390

iv. On the English Clergy and popular

Upon Unfortunate Merit

• p. 391

Preachers

P. 293 vi. Saturday, November 10, 1759.-

V. A Reverie at the Boar's Head Tavern,

On Education

p. 392

Eastcheap

p. 295

On the Instability of Worldly Gran-

VI. Adventures of a strolling Player : P. 302

deur

p. 397

VII. Rules enjoined to be observed at a

Some Account of the Academies of

Russian Assembly.

P. 306

Italy

· P. 399

vili. Biographical Memoir, supposed to be vil. Saturday, November 17, 1759.

written by the Ordinary of New-

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· P. 284

p. 381

· P. 288

P. 400

gate

P. 307

Custom and Laws compared p. 404

IX. National Concord

p. 308

Of the Pride and Luxury of the Middling

x. Female Warriors

P. 309

Class of People

. p. 405

xi. National Prejudices

p. 311

Sabinus and Olinda

· P. 406

XII. Taste

p. 313

The Sentiments of a Frenchman on the

XI. Cultivation of Taste

p. 317

Temper of the English. • P. 407

XIV. Origin of Poetry

p. 321

VIII. Saturday, November 24, 1759.-

xv. Poetry distinguished from other Writ-

On Deceit and Falsehood

ing.

An Account of the Augustan Age of

XVI. Metaphor

p. 330

England

p. 411

XVII. Hyperbole

Of the Opera in England

• p. 415

p. 408

p. 326

p. 338

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