Vicar of Wakefield

Vicar of Wakefield
a novel (1766) by Oliver Goldsmith. It is about a vicar (= a Church of England priest) who is kind and honest but experiences several disasters in his life, such as his house burning down and his son being put in prison. After many complicated adventures the book ends happily.

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