The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith (Complete Full Version)

The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith (Complete Full Version)

by Oliver Goldsmith
     
 

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Dr Primrose, his wife Deborah and their six children live an idyllic life in a country parish. The vicar is well-off due to investing an inheritance he received from a deceased relative, and the vicar donates the 34 pounds that his job pays annually to local orphans and war veterans. On the evening of his son George's wedding to wealthy Arabella Wilmot, the vicar

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Dr Primrose, his wife Deborah and their six children live an idyllic life in a country parish. The vicar is well-off due to investing an inheritance he received from a deceased relative, and the vicar donates the 34 pounds that his job pays annually to local orphans and war veterans. On the evening of his son George's wedding to wealthy Arabella Wilmot, the vicar loses all his money through the bankruptcy of his merchant investor who left town with his money.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013697225
Publisher:
Maran State Books
Publication date:
01/23/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
659 KB

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Meet the Author

Oliver Goldsmith (November 10, 1730 or 1728 – April 4, 1774) was
an Irish writer and physician known for his novel The Vicar of
Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770)
(written in memory of his brother), and his plays The Good-natur'd
Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in
1773). (He is also thought to have written the classic children's
tale, The History of Little Goody Two Shoes, giving the world that
familiar phrase.)

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