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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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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 2

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - London (England) - 1891
...who . . . described his having "found the giant in his den." . . . 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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Literary Landmarks of London

Laurence Hutton - Authors, English - 1892 - 367 pages
...chambers were on the first floor of No. 1 Inner Temple Lane. ... He received rne very courteously ; but it must be confessed that his apartment and furniture...morning dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit Johnson, of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old 176S> *t- M> shrivelled unpowdered wig,...
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The Inns of Court and Chancery

William John Loftie - Inns of Chancery - 1893 - 88 pages
...' His chambers were on the first floor of No. i Inner Temple Lane 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, unpowdered wig, which was too small...
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Ten Thousand Wonderful Things: Comprising Whatever is Marvellous and Rare ...

Edmund Fillingham King - Curiosities and wonders - 1894 - 684 pages
...Kdinburgh, who described his having found the giant in his den. lie received me very courteously ; but it must be confessed, that his apartment, and...furniture, and morning dress, were sufficiently uncouth. Mis brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little, old, shrivelled, unpowdercd wig,...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 3

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...account of himself. . . . He received me very courteously ; but it must be confessed that his apartments 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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...to talk of a book, when the author is concealed behind the door." He received me very courteously ; , clothes looked very rusty; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...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,...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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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From A.D. 673 to the Present Time

Robert McWilliam - English literature - 1900 - 608 pages
...modestly withdrew, but a week later he ventured to pay Johnson a visit. 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 unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1901
...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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The Inner and Middle Temple: Legal, Literary, and Historic Associations

Hugh Hale Leigh Bellot - Inner Temple (London, England) - 1902 - 412 pages
...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 for his head; his shirt neck and knees of his breeches were loose; his black worsted stockings ill drawn up, and he had...
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