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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 Illustrated Magazine of Art

1853
...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 in the bottle, desired he would be calm,...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...some humorous variations, the following account of the situation in which he found his friend: " 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, desired he would be calm, and began...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

John Forster - 1854 - 548 pages
...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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London: Its Literary and Historical Curiosities

Frederick Saunders - 1854 - 269 pages
...a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went to him 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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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - 1854 - 382 pages
...accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that bis landlady had arrested him for his rent, afc which he was in a violent passion : I 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 h6 would be calm,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...sent him a guinea, aud 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...I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, aud had got a bottle of madeira and a glass before him : I put the cork into the bottle, desired he...
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Memoirs of Richard Cumberland

Richard Cumberland - 1856 - 397 pages
...hard fortune would not suffer me to share. In a small patch of ground, inclospd with stone walls, adhe was in a violent passion : I 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, desiring he would be cairn,...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

1857 - 508 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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Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ...

Washington Irving - 1858
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directJy. 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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Irving Vignettes

1858 - 287 pages
...directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested Viim for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion...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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