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Goldy

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The pet name given by Dr. Johnson to Oliver Goldsmith. Garrick said of him, “He wrote like an angel and talked like poor Poll.” (Born Nov. 29, 1728; died April 4, 1774.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Golden Thigh
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