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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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The Notable Man: The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

John Ginger - 1977 - 408 pages
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Samuel Johnson

Walter Jackson Bate - 1977 - 646 pages
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The Dictionary of Biographical Quotation of British and American Subjects

Richard Kenin, Justin Wintle - 1978 - 860 pages
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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography ; Biography of the Late Margaret Miller Davidson

Washington Irving - 1978 - 654 pages
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London Recollected: Its History, Lore and Legend, Volume 1

Walter Thornbury - 1985
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Crisis-consciousness and the Novel

Eugene Hollahan - 1992 - 269 pages
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Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1998 - 1492 pages
...appeared. Then, to be sure, it was accidentally worth more money.' Mrs. Piozzi1 and Sir John Hawkins1 have strangely mis-stated the history of Goldsmith's...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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The Sieges of Derry

William Kelly - 2001 - 144 pages
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The Mammoth Book of Literary Anecdotes

Philip Gooden - 2002 - 499 pages
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