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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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The works of Oliver Goldsmith: Vicar of Wakefield, select poems ..., Volume 3

Oliver Goldsmith - 1864 - 369 pages
...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 Poetical Works of James Beattie: And the Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith

James Beattie, Oliver Goldsmith - Gift books - 1864 - 458 pages
...boarding-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,...my ugly face by the mistress, worried by the boys." Elsewhere he thus recounts the hardships of an usher's life : — " He is generally the laughing-stock...
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Irving's Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1864
...boarding-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,...my ugly face by the mistress, worried by the boys." Goldsmith remained but a short time in this situation, and to the mortifications experienced there...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...boarding-school myself, and I had rather be an under-turnkey in Newgate ; I was up early and late, brow-beat by the master, hated for my ugly face by...the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to meet civility abroad! But are you sure you are fit for a school 1 Let me examine you a little. Have...
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The People's magazine, Volume 1

1867
..."Vicar of Wakefield" relates his troubles in a school, Goldsmith most have been recalling his own. " 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." Goldsmith found it would not do. Not in this way was he destined to instruct...
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The Quarterly journal of education and scholastic advertiser

1872
...boarding-school myself ; and may I die by an anodyne necklace, but I'd rather be under-turnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late : I was brow-beat by the master,...my ugly face by the mistress, worried by the boys.' " A century has well-nigh run its course since poor Goldsmith was laid in his unknown grave in the...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with beiogr. intr. by prof. [D ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1869
...boarding-school myself; and may I die by an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be an under-turnkey in Newgate. n at any time ; so we went down to the door, where...sentries were posted, and, rushing upon them, seized i i to meet civility abroad. But are you sure ! you are fit for a school ? Let me examine | you a little....
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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - English poetry - 1869 - 291 pages
...boarding-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,...my ugly face by the mistress, worried by the boys." And here is another description of the hardships of an usher's life : "He is generally the laughing-stock...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1869 - 366 pages
...In- an under-tnrnkey In Newgate. 1 was up '•nrly and late; I was brow-beat by the master. fl im UM! for my ugly face by the mistress, worried by the boys within, and never permitted to stir out to meet civility abroad. But are you sure ;<>n arc fit for a school? Let me examine you a tic. Have you...
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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - Authors, English - 1870 - 427 pages
...die of an anodyne necklace, but I had rather be underturnkey in Newgate. I was up early and late : J was browbeat by the master, hated for my ugly face by the mistress, worried by the boys." Goldsmith remained but a short time in this situation, and to the mortifications experienced there...
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