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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 Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, Volume 1

George Otto Trevelyan, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Historians - 1876 - 955 pages
...you. Nothing. Lord Grey sent for me 1 Boswell relates in his tenth chapter how Johnson scolded Langton for leaving " his social friends, to go and sit with a set of wretched unidoa'd girla." to speak about a matter of importance, which must be strictly private.' " November...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 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 un-idea'd girls.'" Shortly after Beauclerk must have left college, we learn by a letter of Mrs. Montague's that this lively...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 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 tin-idea' d girls.'" Shortly after Beauclerk must have left college, we learn by a letter of Mrs. Montague's...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

1879 - 319 pages
...rest 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 un-idecfd girls." Garrick being told of this ramble, said to him, smartly, "I heard of your frolic...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1881
...engagement to breakfast with some young ladles ; whereupon the great moralist reproached him with " leaving his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched tm-ifea'd girls." This madeap freak of the great lexicographer made a sensation, as may well be supposed,...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - Anecdotes - 1882 - 610 pages
...Billingsgate, where 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, uu-idead girls." I am glad that he thanks God for any thing. When told that Mr. Andrew Millar, the...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1882
...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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Court Life Below Stairs: Or, London Under the First Georges, 1714-1760, Volume 3

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Great Britain - 1883
...some young ladies, determined to leave them, at which conduct the doctor scolded him for deserting ' his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-idead girls.' But, though Johnson readily joined in such a harmless prank as this, he did not shut his eyes to his...
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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 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...this ramble, said to him smartly, " I heard of your frolic t'other night. You'll be in the Chronicle." Upon which Johnson afterwards observed, " He durst...
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Court Life Below Stairs, Or, London Under the Last Georges : 1714-1760, Volume 2

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Great Britain - 1885
...some young ladies, determined to leave them, at which conduct the doctor scolded him for deserting 'his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-idecfd girls.' But, though Johnson readily joined in such a. harmless prank as this, he did not...
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