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" H. Fielding has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted ; and I am persuaded several of the incidents he mentions are real matters of fact. "
Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished Persons - Page 112
by Walter Scott - 1834
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Walter Scott - 1848
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife, in the characters of Mr and Mrs Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted ; and I am...several of the incidents he mentions are real matters f fact. 1 wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr Booth are sorry scoundrels. All this sort...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 297 pages
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted ; and I am...fact. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels Fielding has really a fund of true humour, and was to be pitied at his...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 309 pages
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted; and I am persuaded,...fact. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels. . . . Fielding has really a fund of true humour, and was to be pitied...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 322 pages
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Sooth, some compliments to his own figure excepted ; and I am...real matters of fact. I wonder he does not perceive Torn Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels. . . . Fielding has really a fund of true humour, and...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 309 pages
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted; and I am persuaded,...several of the incidents he mentions are real matters of faet. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels. . . . Fielding has...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1854 - 297 pages
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted ; and I am...fact. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels Fielding has really a fund of true humour, and was to be pitied at his...
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The Life of Henry Fielding: With Notices of His Writings, His Times, and His ...

Frederick Lawrence - Authors, English - 1855 - 384 pages
..."has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the character of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted; and I am persuaded...the incidents he mentions are real matters of fact." Among these "matters of fact" may be noticed the accident by which Amelia's nose was deprived of its...
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The Life of Henry Fielding

Frederick Lawrence - 1855 - 384 pages
...picture of himself and his first wife in the character of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to iiis own figure excepted; and I am persuaded several of...the incidents he mentions are real matters of fact." Among these " matters of fact" may be noticed the accident by .which Amelia's nose was deprived of...
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The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1867 - 309 pages
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted; and I am persuaded,...fact. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels. . . . Fielding has really a fund of true humour, and was to be pitied...
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The Four Georges: The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1869 - 362 pages
...has given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted ; and I am...fact. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels. . . . . Fielding has really a fund of true humour, and was to be pitied...
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