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" I conceived an irresistible wish, if possible, to bring Dr. Johnson and Mr. Wilkes together. How to manage it, was a nice and difficult matter. My worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs Dilly in the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well-covered table... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 182
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...and friends, Meflieurs Dillys in the Poultry, at whofe hofpitable and well-covered table I have feen a greater number of literary men than at any other, except that of Sir Jofhua Reynolds, had invited me to meet Mr. Wilkes and fome more gentlemen on Wednefday, May 1 5. "...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...possible, to bring Dr. Johnson and Mr. Wilkes together. How to manage it, was a nice and difficult matter. My worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs Dilly...Mr. Wilkes and some more gentlemen on Wednesday, May lo. " Pray (said I,) let us have Dr. Johnson." — " What with Mr. Wilkes I not for the world, (said...
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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, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...possible, to bring Dr. Johnson and Mr. Wilkes together. How to manage it, was a nice and difficult matter. My 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, than at any other, except that of...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...possible, to bring Dr. Johnson and Mr. Wilkes together. How to manage it, was a nice and difficult matter. My worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs Dilly...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
...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...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.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...possible, to bring Dr. Johnson and Mr. Wilkes together. How to manage it, was a nice and difficult matter. My 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 than at any other, except that of sir...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...manage it, was a nice and difficult matter. My worthy booksellers and friends, Mesf-icurs T)illy m the Poultry, at whose hospitable and well-covered...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, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...Mr. I. Wilkes but disgust at his t!_ , . i/. i • • , 1 I : °. brother s political principles.] My worthy booksellers and friends, Messieurs Dilly...more gentlemen on Wednesday, May 15. " Pray," said J, " let us have Dr. Johnson." " What, with Mr. Wilkes? not for the world," said Mr. Edward Dilly :...
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