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" I was dressed and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 223
by James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
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Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - Facsimile - 1766
...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glafs before him. 1 put the cork into the bottle, defired he would be...prefs, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and f aw its merit; told the landlady I jhould foon return; and having gone to a bookfeller, fold it for...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...Johnson, p. 420. BOSWELL. Madeira and a glass before him'. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the...He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. [AD 1763. Madeira and a glass before him'. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the...He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...guinea; and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by which he might he extricated. He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would he calm, and began to talk to him of the means by which...He then told me, that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw ita merit ; told the landlady I should soon...
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The vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1808 - 180 pages
...descriptive of his thonghtless character. Dr. Johnson, however, put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by which he wii MEMOIRS OF OLIVER GOLDSMITH. might be extricated. He then told Johnson that he had a novel ready...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 83, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1813
...guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira, and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by jvhich he might he extricated. He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1817
...Goldsmith, his near relation, was Dean of Cloyne, in 1717. him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the...He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

Edmond Malone - 1821
...guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he 'Would be calm, and began to talk to him of the...He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...guinea, and had got. a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottJe, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the...He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon...
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