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  • Good-natured critics (always females) said that she was in the habit of making play with those eyes, and ogling the gentlemen and ladies in her company; but the fact is, that Nature had made them so to shine and to look, and they could no more help so looking and shining than one star can help being brighter than another.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Three years later, in 1768, we find the happy-go-lucky spendthrift squandering four hundred of the five hundred pounds which the partial success of "The Good-Natured Man" netted him in the purchase of a set of chambers in No. 2 Brick Court, much to the sorrow of the studious

    Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science Old Series, Vol. 36—New Series, Vol. 10, July 1885

  • Fielding's lost play _The Good-Natured Man > _, which had apparently been submitted to Sir Charles, whose celebrity was great as a brilliant political lampoonist.

    Henry Fielding: a Memoir

  • _The Good-Natured Man_ and _She Stoops to Conquer_, are still favorites upon the stage.

    English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction

  • One of the earliest modern animal tales is _The Good-Natured Bear_, [9] by Richard Hengist Horne, the English critic.

    A Study of Fairy Tales

  • In 1768 appeared his first attempt at drama, “The Good-Natured Man, ” which met with fair success.

    Introductory Note

  • Of the friendship with Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, of which we first hear at Eton, little is known, save the curious episode of the recovery, many years after its author's death, of Fielding's lost play The Good-Natured Man, which had apparently been submitted to Sir Charles, whose celebrity was great as a brilliant political lampoonist.

    Henry Fielding A Memoir

  • _Good-Natured Man_ and of his political pamphlets, _The False Alarm_,

    Dr. Johnson and His Circle

  • [472] Goldsmith was thirty when he published An Enquiry into the Present State of Polite Learning in Europe; thirty-six when he published The Traveller; thirty-seven when he published The Vicar of Wakefield, and thirty-nine when he brought out The Good-Natured Man.

    Life of Johnson

  • [127] It is strange that Boswell nowhere quotes the lines in The Good-Natured Man, in which Paoli is mentioned.

    Life Of Johnson

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