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The General at once relieved him , by this beautiful image : “ Monsieur Goldsmith est comme la mer , qui jette des perles et beaucoup d'autres belles choses , sans s'en apperçevoir . GOLDSMITH : “ Très bien dit , et très élégamment .
... has resolved to William Fitzherbert , M.P. for Derby , who hanged himself with a bridle in his stable on his return from witnessing an execution . See Walpole's Letters , v . 362. Dr. Hill . kill himself ; when once the resolution ...
kill himself ; when once the resolution is taken , he has nothing to fear . He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose , at the head of his army . He cannot fear the rack , who is resolved to kill himself .
... like a gamester , who at the close of a long night lingers for a little while , to see if he can have a favourable opening to finish with success . Once · when he was beginning to speak , he found himself overpowered by the loud ...
And so at once the difference was over , and they were on as easy terms as ever , and Goldsmith rattled away as usual . In our way to the club to - night , when I regretted that Goldsmith would , upon every occasion , endeavour to shine ...
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