Author. He was rejected for ordination in 1751 and studied medicine at Edinburgh & Leyden. He practiced as a physician in Southwark & was a writer on Griffith's Monthly Review. He began writing under the name of James Willington in 1758. He is remembered for his second comedy, She Stoops to Conquer, produced at Covent Garden in 1773.
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When Lovely Woman Stoops To Folly by Oliver GoldsmithWhen lovely woman stoops to folly,And finds too late that men betray,What charm can soothe her melancholy,What art can wash her guilt away?The only art her guilt to cover,To hide her shame from every ey...(Read more)|
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