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" I 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. "
A Dictionary of Difficulties; Or, Appendix to the French Grammar ... - Page 221
by Pierre Franšois Merlet - 1837 - 296 pages
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 204 pages
...of opinion, that the honest man, \vlio married, and brought up a large family, did more servicethan he who 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,...
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The Monthly magazine

1841
...philosophy of the Vicar of Wakefield much better, who begins his admirable history by observing, " he was ever of opinion, that the honest man , who married...continued single, and only talked of population,"— a. prophetic hint to the Malthusians — good Dr. Primrose, I honour you. What ; children not to be...
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The vicar of Wakefield [by O. Goldsmith].

Oliver Goldsmith - Conduct of life - 1799 - 180 pages
...vails as well of minds as of persons. . J. WA s ever of opinion that the honest man who mar> vied, and brought up a large family, did more service than...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 - Abduction - 1807 - 264 pages
...DESCRIPTION OF THE FAMILY OF WAKEFIELD: IN WHICH A KINDRED LIKENESS PREVAILS, AS WELL OF MINDS AS OF PERSONS. I WAS ever of opinion, that the honest man who married,...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: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - Abduction - 1809 - 240 pages
...OF THK PAMILT OF WAKEFIELD ; IN WHICH A KINDRED LIKENESS PREVAILS AS -WELL OF MINDS AS OT PERSONS. I WAS ever of opinion that the honest man who married...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, she...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...description of the family of WAKEFIELD, in which a kindred likeness prevails as n'ell of minds as of persons. I WAS ever of opinion, that the honest man who married...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...
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The miscellaneous works of OLiver Goldsmith [ed. by S. Rose].

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Percy (bp. of Dromore.) - 1812
...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 vicar of Wakefield. Whittingham's ed

Oliver Goldsmith - 1815
...THE FAMILY OF WAKEFIELD, IN WHICH A KIN DRF.D LIKENESS PREVAILS AS VVF.LL OF MINDS AS OF PF.H1OMS. I WAS ever of opinion that the honest man, who married...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

English literature - 1820
...of the family of Wakefield, in which a kindred likeness prevails, as well of minds as of per ions. 1 WAS ever of opinion that the honest man, who married...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 novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823
...detcription of the Family of Wakefield, in which a kindred likeness prevails as well of mind* as of persons. and now, though he has scarce attained the age of...humourist, and finds most pleasure in eccentric virtues." gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. To do her justice, she...
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