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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 Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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 Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...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 Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the English poets (cont ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 pages
...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 Monthly magazine, Volume 1

Monthly literary register - 1826
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1826
...was contracted. His legs were so slender that he enlarged their bulk with three pah- 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...wo* contracted. His lege were so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, he king amidst the mournful circle rose : Down his wan cheek a dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it тегу...
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The Infirmities of Genius Illustrated by Referring the Anomalies ..., Volume 1

Richard Robert Madden - 1833 - 597 pages
...flannel waistcoat. 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 himself, and he neither went to bed nor rose without help." This extraordinary necessity...
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The Infirmities of Genius Illustrated by Referring the Anomalies ..., Volume 1

Richard Robert Madden - 1833 - 292 pages
...flannel waistcoat. 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 himself, and he neither went to bed nor rose without help." This extraordinary necessity...
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