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" 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 Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 26
by James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786 - 552 pages
...before I could bring myself to call him friends 42 Johnson s Contempt of tragick acting, [August 16. friends of mine, Mr. William Nairne, Advocate, and...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
...player who ever was on the stage.' ' He the best 'player!' cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, ' Why, I could act as well as he myself. I ' am sure...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 History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Volume 2

Henry Fielding - 1809 - 560 pages
...ever on the stage.'— • He the best player!' cries Partridge with a contemptnous sueer, ' Why, J could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had...seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same niaoner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 492 pages
...opinions, — a contempt of tragick acting. He said, " the action of all players in tragedy is had. It should be a man's study to repress those signs...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
...player who was ever on the stage. — He the best player ! cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure,...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
...player who was ever on the stage.—He the best player! cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure,...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 - 850 pages
...was ever on the stage." — " He the best player !" cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer ; " Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if...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 lus mother, where you told me...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1831 - 612 pages
...preserved nothing of what passed, except that Dr. Johnson displayed another of his heterodox opinions—a contempt of tragick acting. He said, " the action..."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." For, when...
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The history of Tom Jones

Henry Fielding - 1832 - 438 pages
...who was ever on the stage.' — ' He the best player!' cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, 'why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure,...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 pages
...in his " Tom Jones ;" who makes Partridge say of Garrick, " Why, I could act as well as he mysslf. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked...just as he did." For, when I asked him, " Would not yon, sir, start as Mr, Garrick does, if you saw a ghost? " He answered, " I hope not. If I did, I should...
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