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" Johnson's own notions about eating however were nothing less than delicate : a leg of pork boiled till it dropped from the bone, a veal pie with plums and sugar, or the outside cut of a salt buttock of beef, were his favourite dainties... "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 238
by Edward Cave, John Nichols - 1831
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The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and ..., Volume 10

Europe - 1786
...boiled till it dropped from the bone, a vcal-pye with plumbs and fugar, or the out fide cut cf a fait buttock of beef, were his favourite dainties: with regard to drink, his liking was for the ftrongeft, as it was not the •flavour, but the cfFeft he fought fnr, and profcffcd to dcfirc ; and...
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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: during the last twenty years ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1786 - 306 pages
...boiled till it dropped from the bone, a veal-pye with plums and fugar, or the outfide cut of a fait buttock of beef, were his favourite dainties: with regard to drink, his liking •was for the ftrongeft, as it was not the flavour, but the effecT: he fought for, and profefled to defire; and when...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 7

English literature - 1786
...boiled till it dropped from the bone, a veal pye with plums and fugar, or the outfide cut of a fait buttock of beef, were his favourite dainties : with regard to drink; his liking was for the Jirangeft j as it was not theyfowar, but the efftEt he fought for; and when I firft knew him he ufed...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...nothing less than delicate; a leg of pork boiled till it dropped from the bone, a veal-pie with plums and sugar, or the outside cut of a salt buttock of beef were his favourite dainties.' Cradock saw Burke at a tavern dinner send Johnson a very small piece of a pic. the crust of which was...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...less than delicate ; a leg of pork boiled till it dropped from the bone, a veal-pie with plums and sugar, or the outside cut of a salt buttock of beef were his favourite dainties.' Cradock saw Burke at a tavern dinner send Johnson a very small piece of a pie. the crust of which was...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...a leg of pork boiled till it dropped from the bone, a veal pye with plums and sugar, or the outside of a salt buttock of beef, were his favourite dainties;...strongest, as it was not the flavour, but the effect be sought for, and profess^ to desire; and when I first knew him, he used to pour capillaire into his...
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A Diary of a Journey Into North Wales, in the Year 1774

Samuel Johnson - Wales, North - 1816 - 226 pages
...dropped from the bone, a veal-pye, with plums and sugar, or the outside cut of a salt buttock of beef. With regard to drink, his liking was for the strongest,...he sought for, and professed to desire ; and when I first knew him, he used to pour capillaire into his port wine. -For the last twelve years, however,...
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A diary of a journey into north Wales, in ... 1774, ed. with notes by R. Duppa

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...dropped from the bone, a veal-pye, with plums and sugar, or the outside cut of a salt buttock of beef. With regard to drink, his liking was for the strongest,...he sought for, and professed to desire ; and when I first knew him, he used to pour capillaire into his port wine. For the last twelve years, however,...
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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1826 - 237 pages
...less than delicate ; a leg of pork boiled till it dropped from the bone, a veal pie with plumbs and sugar, or the outside cut of a salt buttock of beef,...he sought for, and professed to desire ; and when I first knew him, he used to pour capillaire into his Port wine. For the last twelve years however,...
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The Cook's Oracle : Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most ...

William Kitchiner - Cooking, English - 1827 - 491 pages
...the bone, a veal pie, with plums and sugar, or the outside cut of a salt buttock of beef. With repard to Drink, his liking was for the strongest, as it was not the Flavour, but the Effect that he desired." Mr. Smale's Account in Dr. Johnson's Journey into Wales, 1816, p. 174. Thus does...
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