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I found in the London Chronicle , Dr. Goldsmith's apology to the publick for beating Evans , a bookseller , on account of a paragraph in a news - paper published by him , which Goldsmith thought impertinent to him and to a lady of his ...
GOLDSMITH . ' Yes ; all our happy revolutions . They have hurt our constitution , and will hurt it , till we mend it by another HAPPY REVOLUTION .'- I never before discovered that my friend Goldsmith had so much of the old prejudice in ...
Johnson perceived this , and said aside to some of us , “ I'll make Goldsmith forgive me ; ' and then called to him in a loud voice , ' Dr. Goldsmith , -something passed to - day where you and I dined ; I ask your pardon .
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