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" He went home with Mr Burke to supper ; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit to the company how much better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. "
Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ... - Page 420
by John Timbs - 1868 - 871 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...the bargain for Goldsmith, and the price was sixty pounds'. ' And, Sir, 1 He went home with Mr. Burke to supper; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. BOSWELL. Mr. Hoole was one day in a coach with Johnson, when 'Johnson, who delighted in rapidity of...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...the bargain for Goldsmith, and the price was sixty pounds'. 'And, Sir, ' He went home with Mr. Burke to supper; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. BOSWELL. Mr. Hoole was one day in a coach with Johnson, when 'Johnson, who delighted in rapidity of...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...now married to Henry Bunbury, Esq. and t lie other to Colonel Owyn. || He went home with Mr. Burke to supper ; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit...to the company how much better he could jump over astick than the puppets. I am willing to hope that there may have been some mistake as to this anecdote,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...is now married to Ilenry Buubury, Esq. and the other to Colonel Owyu. l| He went home with Mr. Burke to supper ; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. $ I am willing to hope that there may have been some mistake ai to this anecdote, though I had it from...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...is now married to Henry Bun. bury, Esq. and the other to Colonel Gwyn. 2 He went home with Mr, Burke to supper ; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. notice, he said he had a brother who was Dean of Durham,1 a fiction so easily detected, that it is...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...is now married to Henry Bunbury, Esq. and the other to Colonel Gwyn. 2 He went home with Mr. Burke to supper ; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. notice, he said he had a brother who was Dean of Durham,1 a fiction so easily detected, that it is...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...is now married to Henry Bunbury, Esq. and the other to Colonel Gwyn. 6 He went home with Mr. Burke to supper ; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. ' Traveller;' and the bookseller had such faint hopes of profit by his bargain, that he kept the manuscript...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...is now married to Henry Bunbury, Esq. and the other to Colonel Gwyn. 6 He went home with Mr. Burke to supper ; and broke his shin by attempting to exhibit to the company how much better he could jump orer a stick than the puppets. ' Traveller;' and the bookseller had such faint hopes of profit by his...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an account of ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...warmth, Pshaw! I can do it better myself. In fact, on his way home with Mr Burke to .supper, he broke his shin, by attempting to exhibit to the company...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. His envy of Johnson was one day strongly exhibited at the house of Sir Joshua Reynolds. While the doctor...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...interference, when this novel was sold. I shall give it authentically from Johnson's own exact narration. a He went home with Mr. Bnrke to supper ; and broke his...better he could jump over a stick than the puppets. — BOSWELL. 0 I am willing to hope that there may have been some mistake as to this anecdote, though...
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