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Oliver Goldsmith
(1728-1774) born on
Nov 10
Irish-British poet, dramatist, author. He is noted for "She Stoops to Conquer," 1773 and "The Vicar of Wakefield," 1766.
         
   
F
And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew,
That one small head could carry all he knew.

R
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain,
With grammar, and nonsense, and learning,
Good liquor, I stoutly maintain,
Gives genius a better discerning.
A
The first blow is half the battle.
N
Some faults are so closely allied to qualities that it is difficult to weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
K
Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Deserted Village;" of the village schoolmaster.
R: "She Stoops to Conquer," I.
A: "She Stoops to Conquer."
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "3,500 Good Quotes for Speakers," by Gerald F. Lieberman, 1983.
   


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