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" I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe if I were to stay a little, I might send its life, dedicated to my lord Dartmouth, by the ordinary of Newgate, its two great patrons. A drunken parish clerk set it on foot out of revenge, the methodists... "
Memoirs of Horace Walpole and His Contemporaries: Including Numerous ... - Page 478
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...43, 82, and xxxiii. 144. 4 Horace Walpole, writing on Feb. 2, 1762 (Letters, iii. 481), says : — ' I could send you volumes on the Ghost, and I believe,...Ordinary of Newgate, its two great patrons. A drunken parReverend Aetat.54.] The Cock-lane Ghost. Reverend Dr. Douglas1, now Bishop of Salisbury, the great...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...43, 82, and xxxiii. 144. 4 Horace Walpole, writing on Feb. 2, 1762 (Letters, iii. 481), says : — ' I could send you volumes on the Ghost, and I believe,...Ordinary of Newgate, its two great patrons. A drunken parReverend Reverend Dr. Douglas', now Bishop of Salisbury, the great detector of impostures ; who...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...should one steal half an hour from one's amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island? I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...two great patrons. A drunken parish clerk set it on fool out of revenge, the methodists have adopted it, and the whole town of London think of nothing...
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Private Correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Now ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1820
...should one steal half an hour from one's amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island ? I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...London think of nothing else. Elizabeth Canning and the Rabbit-woman were modest impostors in comparison of this which goes on without saving the least appearances....
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The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, with George Montagu, Esq., [and Others ...

Horace Walpole - 1837
...riding in a carriage with her father. [Ed.] amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island ? I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...London think of nothing else. Elizabeth Canning and the Rabbit-woman were modest impostors in comparison of this, which goes on without saving ' the least...
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Correspondence ... with George Montagu ... hon. H.S. Conway [and ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1837
...ghost, a piece of imposture, arising as amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island ? I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...London think of nothing else. Elizabeth Canning and the Rabbit-woman were modest impostors in comparison of this, which goes on without saving the least appearances....
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole - 1840
...should one steal half an hour from one's amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island ? I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...London think of nothing else. Elizabeth Canning and the Rabbit-woman were modest impostors in comparison of this, which goes on without saving the least appearances....
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...should one steal half an hour from one's amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island ? I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...London think of nothing else. Elizabeth Canning and the Rabbit-woman were modest impostors in comparison of this, which goes on without saving the least appearances....
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: 1759-1769

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842
...should one steal half an hour from one's amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island 1 I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...my Lord Dartmouth, by the ordinary of Newgate, its • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu remained at Venice till the death of Mr. Wortley in this year ; when...
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The letters of Horace Walpole, [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1842
...should one steal half an hour from one's amusements to tell a story to a friend in another island? I could send you volumes on the ghost, and I believe...my Lord Dartmouth, by the ordinary of Newgate, its • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu remained at Venice till the death of Mr. Wortley in this year ; when...
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