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Oliver Goldsmith
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She Stoops to Conquer (EasyRead Super Large 24pt Edition) (2008 edition), ReadHowYouWant.com - ISBN: 9781427083395
Oliver Goldsmith
Source/Notes:
The works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B: with a life and notes (1835 edition)


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Oliver Goldsmith
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Born: November 10, 1730

Died: April 4, 1774 (aged 43)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Poet, author, playwright, busker

Bio: Oliver Goldsmith was an Anglo-Irish writer 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 also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature.

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