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 Golden Verses.Gol’gotha 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Goldy.
 
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.)   1
 


 Golden Verses.Gol’gotha 

 
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