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Judge Day describes Goldsmith. 281
Bunbury's caricatures

282
A laugh

282
At the Grecian coffee-house 283
At Ranelagh and Vauxhall 283
A challenge

284
Kenrick the libeller

284
At the Chapter coffee-house

285
At the masquerade

285
The poet and the president 286
Charles Fox and the maccaronis 286
Disadvantages of a mask

287
The poet doing penance
Goldsmith at cards.

288
Charles Fox at hazard

288
Thoughtless indulgence .

289
At work on another comedy 290
The fall of Hugh Kelly

290
The rise of Richard Cumberland 291
First comedy nt Covent Garden . 291
The original Sir Fretful .

292
Pleasant persiflage

292
Grateful for being laughed at 293
At Hyde Farm

293
Writing the Animated Nature 294
Boswell's visit with William
Julius Mickle

294
Natural history experiences 295
Goldsmith and Sir Joshua's niece 295
Among the country fairs

296
Pruse and verse

296
Wonderful matters.

297
The parrot and the informer 297

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CHAPTER XV.

1772-1773.
“SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER."
1772. Varieties of enjoyment in

Æt. 44. comedies

Fine gentlemen critics

Young Marlow

362

Goldsmith's offence to Walpole : 362

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Talleyrand

New Essitys

312

Changes in life and manners 342

. 366

363

Goldsmith and Sheridan

363

Letter from Lord Nugent 36+
Goldsmith and Lord Clare's

daughter

His riddle on her name.

365

George Colman's misgivings

. 365

1773. (January). Letter to Colman

Æt. 45. The comedy sent to Garrick . 366

Again withdrawn.

367

Johnson's anticipations

368

Foote's Pity in Pattens

Garrick's conversion

369

Mrs. Abington's desertion 369

Objections of the actors to their

parts

Theatrical criticism

A Harlequin for Young Marlow. 371

Company at the rehearsals 371

Five epilogues

. 372

Letter to Cradock

A history of stage adventures

373

A name for the comedy

374

Value of Horace Walpolo's judg-

ments

374

The first night arrived

375

Johnson and George Stocvens 375

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429

A pension applied for

429

Popularity of Beattie with the

great

430

Why Goldsmith should not be

popular.

430

Goldsmith's only dispute with

Reynolds

431

The ale-house in Gerrard-street: 431

Reynolds rebuked

432

Beattie pensioned

433

Depending on moonshine

433

Malagrida

434

False emphasis in life

435

A lost prologue

Discontents with Covent Garden 436

Desertion by the booksellers .

• 437

CHAPTER XIX.

1773.

THE CLOUDS STILL GATHERING.

1773. Failure of the Dictionary pro-

Et. 45. ject

438

Goldsmith's letter to Garrick

439

Proposed alteration of the Good-

Natured Man rejected

439

More “parlaver" to Garrick 4.10

A gleam of sunshine

440

Goldsmith and Sir Joshua at

Vauxhall

1

THE REWARDS OF GENIUS.

1774. Cases of disputed copyright 474

Property in wit

474

Opinions of the Judges

475
Murphy for the pirates

175
Lord Mansfield and Lord Camden 476
Scribbling and quibbling for
bread

476
Opinion of Justice Willes

477

Lord Chatham's opinion

477

Results of Goldsmith's genius 178

Account between a writer and
his readers

478
Intention of this book

479
Claims of men of letters

480

Official estimates of civil service 480

What English parliaments re-

ward

An author's right to the fruits of
his labour.

482
Daniel De Foe and bis great-
grandson

482
Birds fouling their own nest

483
The last Copyright Act

484
Less protection in England than
anywhere

48.5

The true remedy for literary

wronors

485

APPENDIX
WHAT WAS PROPOSED, AND WHAT WAS

DONE FOR THE RELATIVES OF

GOLDSMITH. Pages 487 to 495.
1787. Maurice made mace-bearer to
the Irish Academy

486
1788. Destitution of female relations

487
1790. Biography begun for their benefit 487
1792. Maurice dies

488
Negotiations of the trade for an

edition by Bishop Percy : 488

1793. Esther Goldsmith wishes to get

a housekeeper's place .

489

1797. Bishop Percy disputing with the

trade

489

What was wanted and objected to 490
George Steevens advises the
Bishop to submit

491
1798. Now delays

492

1800. Henry Goldsınith's daughter in

want

492

1801. The edition published

493

How much the Goldsmiths got

by it.

493

B. AUCTIONEER'S CATALOGUE Of Gold-

smith's household furniture

and books

494

PAGE.

441

Kelly's fourth comedy

Goldsmith and Walpole at Beau-

clerc's

442

Hornce playing off a butt

442

A game of Mufti

443

Goldsmith and Garrick

443

Almost killed with envy
Approach of a more

serious
malady

Cradock's last recollections 445

CHAPTER XX.

1773-1774.

"RETALIATION"

1773. The last dinner-parties

446

Æt. 45. Satirical epitaphs proposed . 446

Cumberland's and Garrick's

Goldsmith produces his

Two sets of jeux d'esprit .

448

1774. Garrick's account of the matter. 448

Et. 46. Cumberland's account

449

Confusion of facts and incidents 450

Account in an original letter. 451

Goldsmith recites Cumberland's

verses

451

The Dean of Derry's alarm 452

Goldsmith's lines on Garrick 452

Garrick's lines on Goldsmith

Verses lost

454

First hints for Retaliation

455

Burke and Mis. Cholmondely 456

Goldsmith's last untinished verse 450

Final drudgery,

457

Last letters to booksellers 457

His friends neglecting him

458

Proposing to leave London, 459

Approach of his last visitor 459

CHAPTER XXI.

1774.

ILLNESS AND DEATH.

1774. Goldsmith and Mrs. Horneck 460

Æt. 46. (Feb. 25). Illness

460

Ila wes called in

461

Doctor Fordyce sent for

462

Goldsmith persists in taking

the fever-powders

462

Results

463

Evidence of the servants

463

Doctor Turton summoned

Goldsmith's last words

465

(4th April). Death

465

Grief of Burke, Sir Joshua, and

Johnson

466

Mourners of various kinds

467

Little Comedy and the Jessamy

Bride

467

Arrival and departure of Maurice

Goldsmith.

468

The funeral

469

Kelly and Kenrick

469

Tablet in the Temple .

470

No record of tho grave

470

Round-robin to Johnson

* For ADDITIONAL Notes, and CORRECTIONS

to the present volume, the reader is re-
ferred to Volume I. pp. xxxiv-xxxviii.

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