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" Her figure was majestic, her manners high-bred, her reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted with his reception here. Her principles... "
Traditions of Edinburgh - Page 269
by Robert Chambers - 1825
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets'. Dr. Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander3, who loved to cultivate...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted...with his reception here. Her principles in church and st;jte were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1810 - 414 pages
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted with his reception here. Her principles 362 / ,rturch and state were congenial with his. She knew garf his merit, and had heard much of him...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1813 - 460 pages
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander, who loved to cultivate...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander l, who loved to cultivate...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander ', who loved to cultivate...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander3, who loved to cultivate...
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Introductions, and Notes and Illustrations to the Novels, Tales ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1833
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander, who loved to cultivate...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1835
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander ('), who loved to cultivate...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835
...reading extensive, and her conversation elegant. She had been the admiration of the gay circles of life, and the patroness of poets. Dr. Johnson was delighted...principles in church and state were congenial with his. She knew all his merit, and had heard much of him from her son, Earl Alexander ('), who loved to cultivate...
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