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" He received me very courteously; but, it must be confessed, that his apartment, and furniture, and morning dress, were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 66
by George Willis - 1856
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LIFE AND CONSERVATIONS OF DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON (FOUNDED CHIEFLY UPON BOSWELL).

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1874
...Terr.ple-lane, and there he " found the Giant in his den." " He received me very courteously," says Boswell; " but, it must be confessed, that his apartment, and...dress, were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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Life and Conversations of Dr. Samuel Johnson: (founded Chiefly Upon Boswell).

Alexander Main - Authors, English - 1874 - 441 pages
...Temple-lane, and there he " found the Giant in his den." " He received me very courteously," says Boswell; " but, it must be confessed, that his apartment, and...dress, were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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Publications, Volume 7

1874
...and he was diverted at this picturesque account of himself. * * * He received me very courteously ; but it must be confessed that his apartment and furniture...dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdercd wig, which was too small for...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...to talk of a book, when the authour is concealed behind the door." He received me very courteously ; but, it must be confessed, that his apartment, and...dress, were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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Good Words, Volume 18

English periodicals - 1877
...Johnson lived from 1760 to 1765. Boswell describes his visit to him there. " His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled...unpowdered wig, which was too small for his head ; his shirt neck and the knees of his breeches were loose ; his black worsted stockings ill drawn up ; and...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...Johnson lived from 1760 to 1765. Boswell describes his visit to him there. " His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled...unpowdered wig, which was too small for his head ; his shirt neck and the knees of his breeches were loose; his black worsted stockings ill drawn up ; and...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

1879 - 319 pages
...soon as he put it on, dragged it awry.—Sir John Hawkins (abridged). He received me very courteously; but it must be confessed that his apartment, and furniture,...dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rnsty; he had on a little old, shrivelled, unpowdered wig, which was too small...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1880
...to talk of a book, when the author is concealed behind the door." He received me very courteously ; but, it must be confessed, that his apartment, and...dress, were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury - 1880
..."that his apartments, furniture, and morning dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled,...unpowdered wig, which was too small for his head ; his shirt neck and the knees of his breeches were loose, his black worsted stockings ill drawn up, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884 - 2221 pages
...notorieties of the day, and these were then reigning wits. — Croker. He received me very courteously ; but it must be confessed, that his apartment, and...dress, were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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