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Letter "G" » goldsmith
«Here lies Nolly Goldsmith, for shortness called Noll,Who wrote like an angel, and talk?d like poor Poll.»
«These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor, a distiller.»
«So the carpenter encouraged the goldsmith, and he that smootheth with the hammer him that smote the anvil, saying, It is ready for the sodering: and he fastened it with nails, that it should not be moved.»
«To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him? / The workman melteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth it over with gold, and casteth silver chains.»
«To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like? / They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he maketh it a god: they fall down, yea, they worship.»
«ZOOLOGY, n. The science and history of the animal kingdom, including its king, the House Fly (_Musca maledicta_). The father of Zoology was Aristotle, as is universally conceded, but the name of its mother has not come down to us. Two of the science's most illustrious expounders were Buffon and Oliver Goldsmith, from both of whom we learn (_L'Histoire generale des animaux_ and _A History of Animated Nature_) that the domestic cow sheds its horn every two years.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, animal kingdom
, domestic animal
, domestic animals
, history of science
, Oliver Goldsmith
«And between the going up of the corner unto the sheep gate repaired the goldsmiths and the merchants.»
«Next unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah the son of one of the apothecaries, and they fortified Jerusalem unto the broad wall.»
«After him repaired Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto the place of the Nethinims, and of the merchants, over against the gate Miphkad, and to the going up of the corner.»