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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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Boswell's Life of Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1901
...Johnson scolded him for 'leaving his social friends, to go and sit with a set of wretched im-ide.u'il girls.' Garrick being told of this ramble, said to him smartly, ' I heard of your frolic t'other night. You '11 be in the Chronicle.' Upon which Johnson afterwards observed, 'He durst...
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Memoirs of the City of London and Its Celebrities, Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1902
...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 afterward observed, ' He durst...
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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - English literature - 1903 - 379 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...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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Life of Johnson, Volumes 1-2

James Boswell - 1904
...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...smartly, ' I heard of your frolick t'other night. You'Jl be in the Chronicle.' Upon which Johnson afterwards observed, 'He durst not do such a thing....
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Sir Joshua and His Circle, Volume 1

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Artists - 1906 - 639 pages
...where on Langton quitting them to keep an appointment with some young ladies, he was scolded by Johnson for " leaving his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-idea'd girls." Beauclerk not only boasted of his friendship with the philosopher, but on her visit to England was...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: 1709-March 18, 1776

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1907 - 1172 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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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1852
...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 1 Johnson, as Mr. Kemble observes to me,...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...Johnson scolded him for "leaving his social friends, to go and sit with a set of wretched un-i<lea 'd some poor fellow's skull," said he, ' ' Who fell in the great victory. 18 "I * frolic t 'other night. You'll be in the Chroniflf." Upon which Johnson afterwards observed, "lie durst...
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The Book of Friendship

Friendship - 1910 - 331 pages
...an 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-idead girls." This madcap freak of the great lexicographer made a sensation, as may well be supposed, among his intimates....
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Selections from Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1912 - 93 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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