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" WAS ever of opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population. From this motive, I had... "
British Miscellany - Page 46
1865
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 212 pages
...continued single, and only talked of population. From this motive, t had scarce taken ordersayear, beforel began to think seriously of matrimony, and chose .my wife, as she did her weddinggown, notforafine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice.,...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1799 - 214 pages
...service than he who continued single, and only talked of population. From this motive, I had scarce taken orders a year, before I began to think seriously of matrimony, and chose my wife as she did her wedding»gown, not for a line glossy surface, but such qualities as "would wear well. To do her justice,...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1807 - 326 pages
...service than he who continued single, and only talked of population. From this motive, I had scarce taken orders a year, before I began to think seriously of matrimony, and chose my wife, as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice,...
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The miscellaneous works of OLiver Goldsmith [ed. by S. Rose].

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 438 pages
...continued single and only talked of population. From this motive, I had scarcely taken orders ayear before I began to think seriously of matrimony, and chose my wife, as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 428 pages
...continued single and only talked of population. From this motive, I had scarcely taken orders ayear before I began to think seriously of matrimony, and chose my wife, as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wearwell. To do her justice,...
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The vicar of Wakefield. Whittingham's ed

Oliver Goldsmith - 1815 - 268 pages
...service than he who continued single, and only talked of population. From this motive, I had scarce taken orders a year, before I began to think seriously of matrimony, atid chose my wife as she did her wedding-gown, not'for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volume 23

1820 - 406 pages
...service than he who continued single, and only talked of population. From this motive, I had scarce taken orders a year, before I began to think seriously of matrimony, and chose my wife as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice,...
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The vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 222 pages
...serviee than he who eontinued single, and only talked of population. From this motive, I had searee taken orders a year, before I began to think seriously of matrimony, and ehose my wife as she did her wedding gown, not for a fine glossy surfaee, but sueh qualities as would...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 440 pages
...family, did more service than he who continued single and only talked of population. From this motive, I had scarcely taken orders a year, before I began...seriously of matrimony, and chose my wife, as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but for such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice,...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 5

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - 1833 - 550 pages
...little vain of his learning and controversial powers ; — who had good sense enough to choose his wife " as she did her wedding gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities ne would wear well," and to educate his children in the fear of the Lord ; — who, after many years...
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