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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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Literary Landmarks of London

Laurence Hutton - Authors, English - 1885 - 361 pages
...morn„, . TT. . Boswell's ing dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit Johnson, 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...
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Literary Landmarks of London

Laurence Hutton - Authors, English - 1885 - 361 pages
...chambers were on the first floor of No. 1 Inner Temple Lane. . . . He received ine very courteously ; but it must be confessed that his apartment and furniture...morning dress were sufficiently uncouth. His brown suit Johnson, — . , T-,. . Boswell's of clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old '' " shrivelled...
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Word Portraits of Famous Writers

Mabel E. Wotton - Authors, English - 1887 - 337 pages
...Life of . Dr. Johnson. furniture and morning dress was 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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The Antiquary, Volume 17

Antiquities - 1888
...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...
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The Antiquary, Volume 17

Edward Walford, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1888
...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 loo small for his head ; his shirt-neck and knees of his breeches were loose ; his black worsted stockings...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1889
...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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Memorable London Houses: A Handy Guide, with Illustrative Anecdotes and a ...

Wilmot Harrison - Historic buildings - 1889 - 168 pages
...describes his first visit to Johnson, a few years later, at Inner Temple 17 Gough Square. Lane : — ' i '' 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 rmpowdered wig, which was too small for...
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A Book about London: The Streets of London. An Alphabetical Index to the ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Literary landmarks - 1890 - 224 pages
...visited him for the first time on May 24th, 1763. " He received me very courteously," says Boswell ; " 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 uupowdered wig, which was too small for...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - English literature - 1890 - 526 pages
...to talk of a book, when the author is concealed behind the door." He received me very courteously ; sing Johnson's note, and agreeing to purchase the volume, for which he and Mr. Cadell gave 100/. clothes looked very rusty ; he had on a little old shrivelled unpowdercd wig, which was too small for...
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The Faith of a Realist

James Copner - Realism - 1890 - 351 pages
...manners, and his mode of daily life, made it plain to everybody. "It must be confessed," says Boswell, " 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 for...
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