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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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Selections from Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle - 1896 - 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, a"nd the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose: ' — in all this we can...
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The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete).

Thomas Carlyle - English literature - 1897
...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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The Works of Thomas Carlyle: Critical and miscellaneous essays

Thomas Carlyle - 1899
...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 see...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1900
...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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1900
...and, brushing in between Beauclerc and the Countess, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach.1 His dress was a rusty brown morning suit, a pair of...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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...overtook us before we reached the Temple Gate, and brushing in between me and Madame de Boufflers, language, as a free-born British subject, to the said Mr Johnso rusty-brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking...
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Memoirs of George Selwyn and his contemporaries

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...and Madame de Boufflers, seized her hand and conducted her to her coach. His dress was a rustybrown 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. A...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1901
...He overtook us before we reached the Temple Gate, and brushing in between me and Madame de BouiHers, seized her hand, and conducted her to her coach. His dress was ar brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by vv.-r slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking on the...
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Critical and miscellaneous essays, collected and republished

Thomas Carlyle - 1901
...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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The Guardian of Marie Antoinette: Letters from the Comte de Mercy ..., Volume 2

Lillian C. Smythe, Florimond-Claude comte de Mercy-Argenteau - 1902 - 3 pages
...effect upon Madame de Boufflers was not impressive ; as he had on " a rusty brown morning VOL. II. 6 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." Madame de Boufflers exercised...
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