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  1. Goldsmith, Oliver Goldsmithnoun

    Irish writer of novels and poetry and plays and essays (1728-1774)


  1. oliver goldsmith

    Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish novelist, playwright, and poet, best known for his novel "The Vicar of Wakefield" (1766), his pastoral poem "The Deserted Village" (1770), and his plays "The Good-Natur'd Man" (1768) and "She Stoops to Conquer" (1771). He was a pivotal figure in the 18th century literary scene of England, often identified with the literary group known as the "Johnson Circle". His writings inspired numerous literature generations and are still studied and celebrated today.


  1. Oliver Goldsmith

    Oliver Goldsmith was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield, his pastoral poem The Deserted Village, and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man and She Stoops to Conquer. He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the source of the phrase "goody two-shoes".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Oliver Goldsmith in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Oliver Goldsmith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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