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" I passed among the harmless peasants of Flanders, and among such of the French as were poor enough to be very merry ; for I ever found them sprightly in proportion to their wants. Whenever I approached a peasant's house towards nightfall, I played one... "
The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American Remembrancer of ... - Page 432
by James Hardie - 1801
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 204 pages
...to their wants^ Whenever I approached a peasant's house towards night-fall^ I played one of my mo6t merry tunes, and that procured me not only a lodging, but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice attempted to flay fOrpeo-. pie of fashion, b'ut" they, always thought my, performance...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1799 - 214 pages
...sprighu ly in proportion to their wants. Whenever I approach= ed a peasant's house towards nighufall, I played one of my most merry tunes, and that procured...only a lodging, but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice attempted to play for people of fashion ; bnt they always thought my performance odious,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 1

English literature - 1804 - 290 pages
...to" wards night-fall,'" he used to say, " I played one of ' my most merry tunes, and that generally procured me not only a lodging, but subsistence for...next ' day : but, in truth" (his constant expression; " 1 roust own, whenever I attempted to entertain persons of a higher rank, they always thought my performance...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 266 pages
...their wants. Whenever I approached a peasant's house towards nightfall, I played on the German flute one of my most merry tunes, and that procured me not...only a lodging, but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice attempted to play for people of fashion ; but they always thought my performance odious,...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - Abduction - 1807 - 264 pages
...sprightly in proportion to their wants. Whenever I approached a peasant's house towards nightfall, I played one of my most merry tunes, and that procured...only a lodging, but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice attempted to play for people of fashion ; but they always thought my performance odious,...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1808 - 216 pages
...Whenever I approached a peasant's house towards nightfall, I played one of my most merry tunes, anJl that procured me not only a lodging, but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice attempted to play for people of fashion; but they always thonght my performance odious,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 304 pages
...now turned what " was once my amusement into a present means of " subsistence. Whenever I approached a peasant's ' house towards night -fall, I played...only a " lodging but subsistence for the next day. I once " or twice attempted to play to people of fashion, " but they always thought my performance...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 428 pages
...proportion to their * wants. Whenever I approached a peasant's house ' towards ' towards night-fall, 1 played one of my most merry ' tunes, and that procured...only a lodging ' but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice ' attempted to play for people of fashion ; but they ' always thought my performance...
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The miscellaneous works of OLiver Goldsmith [ed. by S. Rose].

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 438 pages
...sprightly in proportion to their ' wants. Whenever lapproached a peasant's house * towards night-fall, 1 played one of my most merry ' tunes, and that procured...only a lodging * but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice ' attempted to play for people of fashion ; but they ' always thought my performance...
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The vicar of Wakefield. Whittingham's ed

Oliver Goldsmith - 1815 - 268 pages
...sprightly in proportion to their wants. Whenever I approached a peasant's house towards night-fall, I played one of my most merry tunes, and that procured...only a lodging, but subsistence for the next day. I once or twice attempted to play for people of fashion, but they always thought my performance odious,...
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