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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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 348 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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 500 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 works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 524 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, illustr. by G. Thomas, Volume 460

Oliver Goldsmith - 1855 - 238 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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Comprising His Poems, Comedies, Essays, and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856 - 448 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...chose my wife as she did her wedding gown, not for a glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice, she was a good-natured, notable...
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The Miscellaneous Works: The vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856 - 540 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 weddinggown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice,...
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Miscellaneous Works Including a Variety of Pieces Now First ..., Volume 3

Oliver Goldsmith - 1857 - 546 pages
...family, did more service than he who con-j tinued 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 weddinggown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice,...
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Illustrated ed. Summer time in the country

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1858 - 236 pages
...The thought has been often uttered ; as by our excellent friend Goldsmith, introducing Dr. Primrose: "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 ;" and by Shenstone,...
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Exercises in French Composition ...

P. F. Merlet - 1858 - 188 pages
...service than he who continued single4 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.'1 To do her...
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Materials for French Prose Composition ...

Ferdinand E. A. Gasc - 1858 - 362 pages
...single, and only talked of population.7 From this motive, I had scarce taken orders a year before 1 8 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.9 To do her justice,10...
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