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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...to talk of a book, when the authour is concealed behind the door." He received me very courteously; s. Mr. Robertson sent a servant with us, to show us...Findlater's wood, by which our way was shortened, and we saw 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 ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835
...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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An Antiquarian Ramble in the Streets of London: With Anecdotes of ..., Volume 2

John Thomas Smith - Literary landmarks - 1846
...him, 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 shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for his...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1848
...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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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - London (England) - 1848 - 312 pages
...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 shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for his...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1848 - 874 pages
...to talk of a book when the author is concealed behind the door." He received me very courteously ; H ?2 clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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The Streets of London: With Anecdotes of Their More Celebrated Residents

John Thomas Smith - City dwellers - 1849 - 444 pages
...account of himself. 8 A RAMBLE IN " He received me very courteously; but it must be confessed that Lis apartment, and furniture, and morning dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little shrivelled unpowdered wig, which was too small for his...
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Willis's Price Current: A Catalogue of Superior Second-hand Books, Ancient ...

Antiquarian booksellers - 1857
...Edinburgh, who had been introduced by him not long before, and described his having ' found the Giant in nis den.' He received me very courteously Some gentlemen,...dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit of cloatbs looked very rusty ; he had on a little, old, shrivelled, unpowdercd wig, which was too small...
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