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She Stoops to Conquer

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This comedy owes its existence to an incident which actually occurred to its author. When Goldsmith was sixteen years of age, a wag residing at Ardagh directed him, when passing through that village, to Squire Fetherstone’s house as the village inn. The mistake was not discovered for some time, and then no one enjoyed it more heartily than Oliver himself.

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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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Shanty
Shanty Songs
Shark
Sharp (Becky)
Sharp
Sharp-beak
Sharp-set
Shave
Shaveling
Shaving
She Stoops to Conquer
Shear Steel
Sheb-seze
Sheba (Queen of)
Shebeen
Sheep
Sheet Anchor
Sheik (Arabic, elder)
Shekinah (shachan, to reside)
Sheldonian Theatre
Shelf