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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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Greater London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places, Volume 1

Edward Walford - 1885
...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 himself, and neither went to bed or rose without help. His weakness made it very difficult...
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1890
...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 age of Pope Repr

John Dennis - 1896
...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 himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very...
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Life of Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 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 Age of Pope, 1700-1744

John Dennis - 1899 - 260 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 himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very...
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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 pages
...very coarse warm linen with fine sleeves. When he rose, he was invested in boddice 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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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From A.D. 673 to the Present Time

Robert McWilliam - 1900 - 608 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 Age of Pope (1700-1744)

John Dennis - 1906 - 260 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 himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. His weakness made it very...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland - 1909 - 642 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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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 pages
...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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