Poets: their Lives, Songs, and Homes: Oliver Goldsmith [7/11]
Medical Practitioners, Education, Anatomy
Describes Oliver Goldsmith's education, including his study of anatomy at Trinity College, Dublin, and the 'various branches' of medicine at Edinburgh. (238) Notes that Goldsmith left Edinburgh without 'any degree in physic', but later graduated as a Bachelor of Medicine at Louvain and tried to complete his medical studies while travelling in Europe (238–39). Adds that he served as an assistant in a Peckham school 'kept by Dr Milner'.
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