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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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 58; Volume 121

1893
...she says, " he does not perceive that Tom Jones and Mr. Booth are both sorry scoundrels. All these sort of books have the same fault, which I cannot...easily pardon, being very mischievous. They place a metit in extravagant passions, and encourage young people to hope for impossible events, to draw them...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 57

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1858
...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 several of the incidents he mentions arc real matters of fact.' .Uiclmrdson also, in one of his letters, writes, 'Amelia, even to her nosclcssncss,...
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