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" He the best player!" cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, "why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Page 257
by James Boswell - 1831
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786 - 552 pages
...; who makes Partridge say, of Garrick, ' why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did2.' For, when I asked him, ' Would you not, Sir, start as Mr. Garrick does, if you saw a ghost ?'...
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Tom Jones

Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy - 1806 - 566 pages
...Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, ' Why, I could act as well as he myself. I ' am sure if I had seen a ghost, I should have ' looked in the very same manner, and done just ' as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, ' as you called it, between him and his mother, ' where you told...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1807 - 496 pages
...who makes Partridge say, of Garrick, " why, I could act as well as he myself. I " am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have " looked in the very same...Garrick does, if you saw a ghost? He answered,^"! hope not. If I did, I should frighten the ghost." . MONDAY, AUGUST l6. Dr. William Robertson came to...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 438 pages
...who makes Partridge say, of Garrick, " why, I could act as well as he " myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should " have looked in the very same...I did, I should frighten the ghost." Monday, 16th August. Dr. William Robertson came to breakfast. We talked of Ogden on Prayer. Dr. Johnson said, "...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 484 pages
...who makes Partridge say, of Garrick, " why, I could act as well as he myself. I " am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have " looked in the very same...not. If I did, I should frighten the ghost." MONDAY, AUGUST 1 6. Dr. William Robertson came to breakfast. We talked of Ogden on Prayer. Dr. Johnson said,...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 492 pages
...who makes Partridge say, of Garrick, " why, I could act as well as he myself. I " am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have " looked in the very same manner, and done just f as he did." For, when I asked him, " Would not you, sir, start as Mr. Garrick does, if you saw a...
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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Volume 3

Henry Fielding - 1820 - 388 pages
...cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces ..., Volume 21, Part 3

1820 - 394 pages
...cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
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The novels of Henry Fielding ... complete in one volume. To which is ...

Henry Fielding - 1821 - 846 pages
...Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer ; " Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
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The history of Tom Jones

Henry Fielding - 1832 - 438 pages
...cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, 'why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you call it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
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