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" ... long, but walked down to the Thames, took a boat, and rowed to Billingsgate. Beauclerk and Johnson were so well pleased with their amusement, that they resolved to persevere in dissipation for the rest of the day: but Langton deserted them, being... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 65
by George Willis - 1856
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The Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - American literature - 1851
...engagement to breakfast with some young ladies ; whereupon the great moralist reproached him with " leaving his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-idea'd girls." This madcap freak of the great lexicographer made a sensation, as may well be supposed, among his intimates....
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The National Magazine, Volume 2

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1853
...two resolved to devote the whole day to the pleasures with which they had begun it, — and Johnson scolded him for " leaving his social friends to go and sit with a set of one-idea'd girls." Garrick, having heard of this adventure, threatened Johnson with an exposure in...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

John Forster - Authors, Irish - 1854 - 548 pages
...Langton pleaded an engagement to breakfast with some young ladies, and was scolded by Johnson for leaving social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-idead girls. " And as for Garrick, sir," said the sage, when his fright was reported to him, " he durst not do such...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Oliver Goldsmith - Natural history - 1854 - 998 pages
...engagement to breakfast with some young ladies ; whereupon the great moralist reproached him with " leaving his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-ideiil girls." This madcap freak of the great lexicographer made a sensation, as may well be supposed,...
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Willis's Price Current: A Catalogue of Superior Second-hand Books, Ancient ...

Antiquarian booksellers - 1857
...the rest of the day ; but Langton being engaged to breakfast with some ladies, deserted them. Johnson scolded him for ' leaving his social friends, to go and sit with a set of wretched tin-idea' d girls '.' Garrick being told of this ramble, said to him smartly, ' I heard of your frolick...
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Sheridan and His Times, Volume 1

William Earle - Dramatists, English - 1859
...of the day ; but Langton deserted them, being engaged to breakfast with some young ladies. Johnson scolded him, for ' leaving his social friends to go...this ramble, said to him smartly, ' I heard of your frolic t'other night — you'll bein the Chronicle.' Upon which Johnson afterwards observed, ' He durst...
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1860 - 874 pages
...of the day : but Langton deserted them, being engaged to breakfast with some young ladies. Johnson scolded him for "leaving his social friends, to go and sit with a set of wretched tcn-idfad girls." Garrick, being told of this ramble, said to him smartly, " I heard of your frolic...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...Johnson scolded him for "leaving hia social friends, to go and sit with a set of wretched m-idea'd girls." Garrick, being told of this ramble, said to him smartly, " I heard of ^rour frolic t'other night. You'll be in the Chronicle." Upon which Johnson afterwards observed, "He...
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The Works of Washington Irving

Oliver Goldsmith - 1861
...engagement to breakfast with some young ladies ; whereupon the great moralist reproached him with " leaving his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-idecfd girls." This madcap freak of the great lexicographer made a sensation, as may well be supposed,...
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Celebrated Friendships, Volume 2

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Great Britain - 1861
...Johnson called them, " unidea'd girls." When Garrick was told of this ramble he said to Johnson, " I heard of your frolick t'other night. You'll be in the ' Chronicle.' " " He durst not do such a thing," Johnson observed to his friend ; " hiswife •would not let him."...
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