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" I found that I had a very perfect idea of Johnson's figure, from the portrait of him painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds soon after he had published his Dictionary, in the attitude of sitting in his easy chair in deep meditation, which was the first picture... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ... - Page 87
by James Boswell - 1900 - 726 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...glass-door in the room in which we were sitting, advancing towards us, — he announced his aweful approach to me, somewhat in the manner of an actor...him, which Sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an man in England in his day (though I cannot help thinking there must be some mistake...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...circumstances, made a strong impression on my mind, and would be registered with peculiar attention. tio, when he addresses Hamlet on the appearance, of his...him, which Sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an engraving has been made for this work. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...back-parlour, after having drunk tea with him and Mrs. Davies, Johnson unexpectedly came into the shop ; and Mr. Davies having perceived him through the glass-door...me. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully introdued me to him. I was much agitated ; and recollecting his prejudice against the Scotch, of which...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820
...perfect idea of Johnson's figure, from the portrait of him painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds soon after be had published his Dictionary, in the attitude of sitting...me. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully introdned me to him. I WHS much agitated ; and recollecting hii prejudice against the Scotch, of which...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...back-parlour, after having drunk tea with him and Mrs. Davies, Johnson unexpectedly came into the shop;1 and Mr. Davies having perceived him through the glass-door...him, which Sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an engraving has been made for this work. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respect1...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...appeared in Mr. Boswell's Second Edition, 3 Tols. octavo. Mr. Murphy had no subsequent connection with tb* awful .approach, to me, somewhat in the manner of...him, which Sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an engraving has been made for this work. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...appeared in Mr. Boswell's Second Edition, 3 Tols. octavo. Mr. Murphy had no subsequent connection with the awful approach to me, somewhat in the manner of an...him, which Sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an engraving has been made for this \v*>rk. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1824
...circumstances, made a strong impression on my mind, and would be registered with peculiar attention. were sitting, advancing towards us, — he announced...him, which Sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an engraving has been made for this work. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...given an account of this meeting considerably different from mine, I am perVOL. I. • X the glass door in the room in which we were sitting, advancing towards...him, which sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an engraving has been made for this work. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...particularly marked. I never pass by it without feeling reverence and regret. — -BoswELL. the glass door in the room in which we were sitting, advancing towards...him, which sir Joshua very kindly presented to me, and from which an engraving has been made for this work. Mr. Davies mentioned my name, and respectfully...
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