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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 works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869
...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 scoundrcls. . Fielding has really a fund of true humour, and was to be pitied at...
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The Four Georges: The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 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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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1869
...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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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872
...no doubt, a considerable acquaintance amongst the Oldfields 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 Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 11

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1910
...given a true picture of himself and his first wife in the characters of Mr. and .'.//•;:. 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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Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians: Including Henry Fielding. The Earl ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1875
...wife, in the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, some compliments to his own figure excepted ; and, 1 am persuaded, several of the incidents he mentions are real matters of fact," 1 Sir VV. Scott, ut supra, pp. 104, 112. * 'Letters,' ut xujira, vol. ip 93. Doubtless, too, it was...
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The Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1876 - 407 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. All this sort of books have the same fault, which I can not easily...
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Women of Fashion and Representative Women in Letters and Society ..., Volume 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - Women - 1878
...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...fact. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are sorry scoundrels. All this sort of books have the same fault, which I cannot easily pardon,...
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Dictiony of English literature

William Davenport Adams - 1880
...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...the incidents he mentions are real matters of fact." •'Amelia," says Thackeray, "pleads for her husband, Will Booth ; Amelia pleads for her reckless,...
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Complete Works, Volume 8

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...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...matters of fact. I wonder he does not perceive Tom Joins and Mr. Bonih are sorry scoundrels Fielding has really a fund of true humor, and was to be pitied...
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