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" His legs were so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid; for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. "
The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives - Page 91
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...not able to dress or undress himself, and neither, went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very difficult for him to be clean. His hair had fallen almost alt away ; and he used to dine sometimes with Lord Oxford, privately in a velvet cap. His dress...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...was contracted. His legs were so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pairs of stockings which were drawn on and off by the maid for he was not able to dress or undress mmsel^and neither went to bed nor rose without Melp. His weakness made it very difficult...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...contracted. His legs were so slender, that he enr ; larged larged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to> bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 526 pages
...was contracted. His legs we e so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid; for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. II is weakness made it very...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...was contracted. His legs were so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very difficult for him to be clean. His hair had fallen almost all away; and he used to dine sometimes with lord Oxford, privately, in a velvet cap. His dress...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very difficult for him to be clean. His hair had fallen almost all away ; anil he used to dine sometimes with lord Oxford, privately, in a velvet cap. His...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...was contracted. His legs were so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...was contracted. His legs were so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...was contracted. His legs were so slender that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid, for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed or rose without help. His weakness made it very difficult...
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