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" I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. Another charge was, that he did not love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it. "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 460
by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1899 - 415 pages
...society. He insisted on people praying with him; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as with anyone else. Another charge was that he did not love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it." While in Bedlam, Smart wrote his famous Song to David, published in 1763. Worn out with drunkenness...
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Johnson club papers by various hands

Johnson Club (London, England) - 1899 - 276 pages
...DRESS Facing page 117 The dress may be genuine but the head clearly belongs to a different original. " He did not love clean linen and I have no passion for it." TEA Facing page 133 This caricature was engraved by Rowlandson after a design by Samuel Collings. "...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...exercise as he used to have, for he digs in the garden. Indeed, before his confinement, he used for exercise to walk to the alehouse ; but he was carried...love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it." " Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labour ; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
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The Bibelot: A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, Chosen ..., Volume 6

Thomas Bird Mosher - Literature - 1900
...noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as anyone else. Another charge was, that he did not love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it." " Smart's was an unhappy hit','' remarks Southey ("Specimens of the Later English Poets"): "imprudent,...
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1902
...falling upon his knees and saying his prayers in the street, or in any other unusual place ; and I 'd ndeed, John, I can willingly part with you ; then...I have no more to do but die, I have been in case During his confinement, it is said, writing materials were denied him, and Smart used to inscribe his...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...falling upon his knees and saying his prayers in the street, or in any other unusual place ; and I 'd Who shames a scribbler? Break one cobweb through,...the slight, self-pleasing thread anew : Destroy his During his confinement, it is said, writing materials were denied him, and Smart used to inscribe his...
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Irving's Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1902 - 296 pages
...noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him ; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as with any one else. Another charge was that he did not love clean linen; and I have no passion for it." Devices of various kinds have been adopted by the ambitious to get into print; but Smart's method is...
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Memoirs of the City of London and Its Celebrities, Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1902
...noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him, and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as with any one else. Another charge was that he did not love clean linen, and I have no passion for it." Poor Smart, whose distresses continued to the last, died within the rules of the Queen's Bench Prison...
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The Age of Johnson (1748-1798)

Thomas Seccombe - English literature - 1902 - 366 pages
...society. He insisted upon people praying with him, and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as with anyone else. Another charge was that he did not love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it.' That same autumn his Song to David was published in a thin quarto (1763). Smart died in the ' Rules...
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Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, Volume 6

Bibliographical Society (Great Britain) - Accounting - 1903
...to be shut up. His infirmities were not noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him ; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else....did not love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it."—(Boswell's Johnson, Globe Ed., 133.) LIV.—The Poems of the late Christopher Smart, MA, Fellow...
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