The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Band 3

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The story of the Chinese Matron
57
Some account of the republic of letters
63
The natural rise and decline of kingdoms
85
The character of the man in black with
89
The history of the man in black
93
On the great numbers of old maids
101
The proceedings of the club of authors
108
The perfection of the Chinese in the
115
The manner of writing among the Chi
122
Of the present ridiculous passion of
128
A continuance of his correspondence
135
The Chinese philosopher praises
143
The English still have pocis though
152
The behaviour of the congregation in St Pauls
155
An apostrophe on the supposed death
163
The ardour of the people of London
171
Misery best relieved by dissipation
181
The fairy tale continued
189
A Booksellers visit to the Chinese
197
The absurd taste for obscene and pert novels
206
His character continued with that of his wife his house and furniture
214
The difficulty of rising in I terary reputation without intrigue or riches
221
The Chinese Philosophers son escapes with the beautiful captive from slavery
230
The history of the beautiful captive
233
Proper lessons to a youth entering the world with fables suited to the occasion
239
An authentic history of Catharina Alexowna wife of Peter the Great
243
The rise or the decline of literature not de pendant on man but resulting from the vicissitudes of nature
249
The Great exchange happiness for show Their folly in this respect of use to society
252
The history of a philosophic cobler
255
The difference betwveen love and gratitude
259
The necessity of annusing each other with new books insisted upon
298
an al legory
302
The behaviour of a shopkeeper and his journeyman
306
The French ridiculed after their own manner
309
The preparations of both theatres for a winter campaign
312
The evil tendency of increasing penal laws or enforcing even those already in being with rigour
315
The ladies trains ridiculed
319
The sciences useful in a populous state prejudicial in a barbarous one
322
Some cautions on life taken from a mo dern philosopher of China
328
The anecdotes of several poets who lived and diedin circumstancesof wretchedness
332
The trifling squabbles of stageplayers ridiculed
335
The races of Nenmarket ridiculed The description of a cart race
341
The folly of the Western parts of Eu rope in employing the Russians to fight their bat tles
344
The ladies advised to get husbands A story to this purpose
347
The folly of remote or useless disquisi tions among the learned
352
The English subject to the spleen
356
The influence of climate and soil upon the temper and dispositions of the English
360
The manner in which some philosophers make artificial misery
363
The fondness of some to admire the wri tings of lords c
367
XCIJI The philosophers son is again separated
369
A visit from the little beau The indul
385
Thearts some make use of to appear learned
399
The utility and entertainment which might
413
Some projects for introducing Asiatic employ
422
An election described
430
Against the marriage act A fable
438
Whether love be a natural or fictitious pas
447
On the meanness of the Dutch at
456
On the absurdity of some late English
463
The manner of travellers in their usual
469

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