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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 66
by James Boswell - 1820
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The Correspondence of the Late John Wilkes: With His Friends ..., Volume 4

John Wilkes, John Almon - 1805
...meet Mr. Wilkes and some more gentlemen, at his house to dinner on Wednesday, the 5th of May, 1776. 'Pray,' said I, 'let us have Dr. Johnson.' ' What, with Mr. Wilkes ? not for the world' said Dilly ; ' Johnson would never forgive me.' ' Come,' said If ' if you will let me negociate for you,...
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The Correspondence of the Late John Wilkes: With His Friends ..., Volume 4

John Wilkes, John Almon - 1805
...some more gentlemen, at his house to dinner on Wednesday, the 5th of May, 1776. 'Pray,' said I, Met us have Dr. Johnson.' ' What, with Mr. Wilkes ? not for the world' said Dilly ; l Johnson? would never forgive me.' ' Come,' said I, ' if you will let me negociate for you,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...booksellers and friends, Messieurs Duly in the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well covered table 1 have seen a greater number of literary men, than at...any other, except that of Sir Joshua Reynolds, had iuvited me to meet Mr. Wilkes, and some more gentlemen, on Wednesday, May 15. Pray (said I,) let us...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...booksellers and friends, Messieurs Duly in the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well covered uiliio I have seen a greater number of literary men, than...Joshua Reynolds, had invited me to meet Mr. Wilkes, aud some more gentlemen, on Wednesday, May 15. Pray (saidl,) let us have Dr. Johnson. -"-What with...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs DiDy in the Poultry, at. whose hospitable and well-covered table I have seen a greater number of literary men...forgive me." — . " Come (said I), if you'll let me negotiate for you, I will be answerable that all shall go well." DILLY. " Nay, if you will take it...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs Dilly in the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well-covered table I have seen a greater number of literary men...Joshua Reynolds, had invited me to meet Mr. Wilkes and somemore gentlemen on Wednesday, May 15. " Pray, (said I), let us have Dr. Johnson."—" What with...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...middle quality ; but Johuson and I should not agree." Sir John was not sufficiently flexible; so I desisted; knowing, indeed, that the repulsion was...Wilkes and some more gentlemen, on Wednesday, May 15th. " Pray," said I, " let us have Dr. Johnson."—" What with Mr. Wilkes? not for the world," said...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs Dilly in the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well-covered h 88b @ ݿ ] tor the world, (said Mr. Edward Dilly :) Dr. Johnson would never forgive me." — " Come (said I,)...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...worthy booksellers and friends, Mesf-icurs T)illy m the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well-covered table I have seen a greater number of literary men...any other, except that of Sir Joshua Reynolds, had īnvitea me to meet Mr. Wilkes and some more gentlemen, on Wednesday, May 15. " Pray, (said I,) let...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs Dilly in the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well-covered table I have seen a greater number of literary men...Johnson would never forgive me." " Come," said I, " if you '11 let me negotiate for you, I will be answerable that all shall go well." DILLY. " Nay, if you...
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