Oliver Goldsmith (BIOGRAPHY) by Washington Irving 1865
OLIVER GOLDSMITH: A BIOGRAPHY. Washington Irving, G. P. Putnam; Hurd & Houghton, New York, 1865.
Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield, his pastoral poem The Deserted Village, and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man and She Stoops to Conquer. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes.
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