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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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Loving Dr. Johnson

Helen Deutsch - History - 2005 - 322 pages
...his house to assist Madame de Boufflers, "a foreign lady of quality," to her carriage, dressed "in a rusty brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shriveled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches...
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THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE

Miss Angel - 1875
...overtook us before we reached the Temple Gate, and brushing in between 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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Carlyle's Works, Volumes 13-14

Thomas Carlyle - English literature - 1869
...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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