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" I had rather be an under-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late ; I was browbeat by the master, hated for my ugly face by the mistress, worried by the boys... "
The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ... - Page 216
by Walter Scott - 1834
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish literature - 1851 - 384 pages
...been an usher at a boarding-school ; and may I die but I would rather be an under-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late ; I was brow-beat by the master, hated for my ugly face by my mistress, worried by the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to meet civility abroad.'...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...boarding-school myself; and may I die by an anodyne necklace but I had rather be under turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late ; I was browbeat by the master,...the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to receive civility abroad. But are you sure you are fit for a school ? Let us examine you a little. Have...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 2

C. Gough - 1853
...boarding-school myself; and may I die by an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be an under turnkey at Newgate. I was up early and late : I was browbeat by the master,...the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to meet civility abroad. A RIDDLE. When virtue smiled and spread her purple wings, O'er senates, laws,...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1853
...•chool, myself, and may I d'e of an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be under-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late : I was browbeat by the master, hated for my ugly face by the mis tress, worried by the boys." Goldsmith remained but a short time in this situation, and to the...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...boarding-school myself ; and may I die by an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be an under-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late : I was browbeat by the master,...the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to meet civility abroad. But are you sure you are fit for a school ? Let me examine you a little. Have...
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The works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...boarding-school myself, and may I die by an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be an under-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late ; I was brow-beat by the master,...the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to meet civility abroad. But are you sure you are fit for a school ? Let me examine you a little. Have...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

John Forster - 1854 - 548 pages
...myself; and may " I die by an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be •' under-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late : I " was browbeat by the...ugly face by the " mistress, worried by the boys." Finally, in the only anecdote that rests on other safe authority than Miss Milner's, there is quite...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Poetical works. Dramas. The vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...necklace, but I had rather be an tinder-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late ; I was brow beat by the master, hated for my ugly face by the mistress,...the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to meet civility abroad. But are you sure you are fit for a school ? Let me examine you a little. Have...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Oliver Goldsmith - Animals - 1854 - 998 pages
...boarding-school myself, and may I die of an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be underturnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late : I was browbeat by the master, hated for my ugly face by the mistress, and worried by the boys." Goldsmith remained but a short time in this situation, and to the mortifications...
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OLIVER GOLDSMITH: A BIOGRAPHY

WASHINGTON IRVING - 1854
...School, myself, and may I die of an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be under,turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late : I was browbeat by the master, hated for my ugly face by the mis tress, worried by the boys." Goldsmith remained but a short time in this situation, and to the...
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