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" I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 481
by James Boswell - 1799
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Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale)

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861 - 854 pages
...accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him." Mrs. Piozzi continues: " But Doctor Johnson had always some story...
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Oliver Goldsmith, His Friends and Critics: A Lecture

James Whiteside - 1862 - 80 pages
...picture of a struggling author's life, and of the state of literature at the time Dr. Johnson speaks ! " I received one morning a message from poor Goldsmith,...already " changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a " glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, and desired " he would be calm, and...
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Lives of wits and humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1862
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1863
...possible. I sent him a guinea, and promised to come directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1863
...possible. I sent him a guinea, and promised to come directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and bad a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...directly. I accordingly went as Boon as I waa dressed, and found that hU landlady hod arrested him for hia rent; at which he was In a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had pot a bolUc of Madeira, and a glass before aim. I put the cork into the botUe, desired he would be...
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Irving's Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1864
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm,...
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Dalziels' Illustrated Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1865 - 378 pages
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began...
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Shadows of the Old Booksellers

Charles Knight - 1865 - 320 pages
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. 1 accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began...
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Routledge's Every Boy's Annual

1865
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as sota as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would he calm,...
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