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He who seeks for applause only from without has all his happiness in another's keeping


Oliver Goldsmith

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Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future.
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He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times.
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He who speaks evil only differs from his who does evil in that he lacks opportunity.
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He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
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He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
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He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.
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Only the Shepherd's sheep hears His voice and seeks Him.
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He who is plenteously provided for from within, needs but little from without.
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It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.
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Hope, like the gleaming taper
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Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
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Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
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Good counsel rejected returns to enrich the givers bosom.
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He cast off his friends as a huntsman his pack, for he knew when he pleased he could whistle them ba...
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The pictures placed for ornament and use, The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose.
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In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For even though vanquished he could argue still.
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There is nothing so absurd or ridiculous that has not at some time been said by some philosopher.
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Where'er I roam, whatever realms to see, My heart untravelled, fondly turns to thee; Still to ...
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Man wants but little here below Nor wants that little long.
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The whitewash'd wall, the nicely sanded floor, The varnish'd clock that click'd behind the door; ...
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Her modest looks the cottage might adorn, Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the thorn.
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Thus 'tis with all; their chief and constant care Is to seem everything but what they are.
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This same philosophy is a good horse in the stable, but an arrant jade on a journey.
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Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace the day's disasters in his morning face.
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Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning; Good liquor, I...
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Amid thy desert-walks the lapwing flies, And tires their echoes with unvaried cries.
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Every absurdity has a champion to defend it, for error is always talkative.
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Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began.
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Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art ra...
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What cities, as great as this, have . . . promised themselves immortality! Posterity can hardly tr...
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Let observation with observant view, Observe mankind from China to Peru.
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Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stout...
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If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
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While resignation gently slopes the way; And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His h...
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Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants a...
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Take a dollar from a thousand and it will be a thousand no more.
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The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend. When I re...
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The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend. When I ...
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In a polite age almost every person becomes a reader, and receives more instruction from the Press ...
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Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
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What if in Scotland's wilds we viel'd our head, Where tempests whistle round the sordid bed; W...
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How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure! St...
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Blame where you must, be candid where you can, And be each critic the Good-natured Man.
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By every remove I only drag a greater length of chain.
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The nakedness of the indigent world may be clothed from the trimmings of the vain.
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Aromatic plants bestow No spicy fragrance while they grow; But crush'd or trodden to the groun...
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Remembrance wakes with all her busy train, Swells at my breast, and turns the past to pain.
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The very pink of perfection.
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A pampered menial.
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Is he like Burke, who winds into a subject like a serpent?
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For just experience tells, in every soil, That those who think must govern those who toil
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I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.
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Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
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With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive.
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A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at ho...
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Who can direct when all pretend to know?
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The English laws punish vice; the Chinese laws do more, they reward virtue.
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Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
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The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter.
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And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, that one small head could carry all he knew.
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For he that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day, but he, who is in battle slain, can...
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A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
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I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing.
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Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
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Unequal combinations are always disadvantageous to the weaker side.
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The ambitious are forever followed by adulation for they receive the most pleasure from flattery.
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Tenderness is a virtue.
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She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the ...
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Every pang that rends the heart.
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To what fortuitous occurrence do we not owe every pleasure and convenience of our lives.
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Silence gives consent.
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No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.
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To what happy accident is it that we owe so unexpected a visit?
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I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I beli...
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Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.
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Wisdom makes a slow defense against trouble, though a sure one in the end.
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Gay, sprightly, land of mirth and social ease Pleased with thyself, whom all the world can please.
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Round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
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But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all.
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Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long.
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When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her mel...
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Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much; ...
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The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded with fruition.
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People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.
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Still to ourselves in every place consigned, / Our own felicity we make or find.
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You may all go to pot.
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The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them.
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By sports like these are all their cares beguil'd, The sports of children satisfy the child.
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We sometimes had those little rubs which Providence sends to enhance the value of its favours.
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Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.
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On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he was acting
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His conduct still right, with his argument wrong
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I always get the better when I argue alone
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People seldom improve when they have no model but themselves to copy after
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Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
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Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no fibs.
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No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.
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Fear guides more than gratitude.
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But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all.
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Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our ver...
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There is no arguing with him, for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of...
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If one wishes to become rich they must appear rich.
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The mind is ever ingenious in making its own distress.
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A night-cap deck'd his brows instead of bay, A cap by night,--a stocking all the day.
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It's like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.
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Who mix'd reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth; If he had any faults, he has left us in dou...
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So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more.
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Cheerful at morn he wakes from short repose, Breathes the keen air, and carols as he goes.
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Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam, His first best country ever is at home.
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I have spent my life laboriously doing nothing. [Lat., Vitam perdidi laboricose agendo.]
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Thus idly busy rolls their world away.
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I hate the French because they are all slaves and wear wooden shoes.
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Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.
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Leans for all pleasure on another's breast.
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Pride in their port, defiance in their eye
I see the Lords of human kind pass by.
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I find you want me to furnish you with argument and intellects too.
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Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the thorn.
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The man recovered of the bite, / The dog it was that died.
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Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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They please, are pleas'd, they give to get esteem Till, seeming blest, they grow to what they seem...
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Sweet Auburn! loveliest village of the plain.
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The canvas glow'd beyond ev'n nature warm; The pregnant quarry teem'd with human form.
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I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.
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I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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The loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind.
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Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
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People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.
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Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative.
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You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
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We had no revolutions to fear, nor fatigues to undergo; all our adventures were by the fireside, and...
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OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Where wealth and freedom reign, contentment fails, And honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Their wants but few, their wishes all confin'd.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
I find you want me to furnish you with argument and intellects too. No, sir, these, I protest you,...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
The king himself has follow'd her When she has walk'd before.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings but reliev'd their pain; ...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Life has been compared to a race, but the allusion improves by observing, that the most swift are ...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
And the weak soul, within itself unbless'd, Leans for all pleasure on another's breast.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
A flattering painter, who made it his care To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to c...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, and fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
But winter lingering chills the lap of May.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Hoards after hoards his rising raptures fill; Yet still he sighs, for hoards are wanting still.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
All is not gold that glitters,
Pleasure seems sweet, but proves a glass of bitters
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
A reserved lover, it is said, always makes a suspicious husband.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Where commerce and capitalism are invloved, often times, morality and honor sink to the bottom-Olive...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling with adver...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
It's a damned long, boggy, dirty, dangerous way.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I re...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Blest be those feasts, with simple plenty crowned, Where all the ruddy family around Laugh at ...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff a dunce, he mistook it for fame; ...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Thou source of all my bliss and all my woe, That found'st me poor at first, and keep'st me so.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Handsome is that handsome does.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
This is Liberty-Hall, gentlemen.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her l...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Where wealth accumulates, men decay.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of protraction our greate...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH