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She Stoops to Conquer

She Stoops to Conquer

by Oliver Goldsmith
She Stoops to Conquer

She Stoops to Conquer

by Oliver Goldsmith

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Wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a wealthy Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around lower-class females. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be common, or Marlow will not woo her. Thus Kate stoops to conquer, by posing as a maid, hoping to put Marlow at his ease so he falls for her

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ISBN-13: 9781617207495
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Publication date: 05/03/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 68
Sales rank: 895,732
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield, his pastoral poem The Deserted Village, and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man and She Stoops to Conquer. He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the source of the phrase "goody two-shoes".

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