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" His dress was a rusty brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose. A considerable crowd of people gathered... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 66
by George Willis - 1856
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Court Life Below Stairs: Or, London Under the First Georges, 1714-1760, Volume 3

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Great Britain - 1883
...countess, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach. The philosopher's dress on the occasion was a rusty brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig on the top of his head, whilst the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hung loose. Private...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884
...overtook us before we reached the Temple-gate, and, brushing in between me and Madame de BoufHers, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach. His dress was a rusty brown mourning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking on the top...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1884
...overtook us before we reached the Temple-gate, and, brushing in between me and Madame de BoufHers, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach. His dress was a rusty brown mourning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking on the top...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...summer of 1763. Jesse's Boswell's first and second editions, Selwyn, i. 235. me and Madame de Boufflers, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach. His...little shrivelled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose. A considerable crowd of people...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888
...overtook us before we reached the Temple-gate, and brushing in between me and Madame de Boufflers, seised her hand, and conducted her to her coach. His dress...little shrivelled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose. A considerable crowd of people...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 267

English periodicals - 1889
...Madame de Boufflers into her coach — in an effort of dilatory gallantry — as wearing " a rusty-brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose" As...
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Volume 1

Horace Walpole - 1890
...He overtook us before we reached the Temple Gate, and brushing in between me and Mmc. de Boufflers, seized her hand and conducted her to her coach. His...little shrivelled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose. A considerab'- ^rowd of people...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - English literature - 1890 - 526 pages
...He overtook us before we reached the Templegate, and brushing in between me and Madame de Boufflers, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach. His dress was a rusty-brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking...
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 2

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - London (England) - 1891
...He overtook us before we reached the Temple Gate, and brushing in between me and Madam de Boufflers, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach. His...little shrivelled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose. A considerable crowd of people...
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Selections from Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle - 1895 - 283 pages
...be, the beau having on, by way of court-dress, 'his rusty brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes for slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose: ' — in all this we can...
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