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" ... which he might be extricated. He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return, and having gone to a bookseller sold it for sixty pounds.... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 444
1840
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Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 pages
...bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, 1763l WITH GOLDSMITH AND JOHNSON 107 and he discharged his rent, not without rating his...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill.' My next meeting with Johnson was on Friday the 1st of July, when he and I and Dr. Goldsmith supped...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1917 - 512 pages
...he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon return, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and 100 he discharged his rent, not without rating his landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill."...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 pages
...he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, 1763] WITH GOLDSMITH AND JOHNSON 107 and he discharged his rent, not without rating his landlady in...
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The Amenities of Book-collecting and Kindred Affections

Alfred Edward Newton - 1918 - 373 pages
...he produced to me. I looked into it and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds....landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill ... and Sir," continued Johnson, "it was a sufficient price, too, when it was sold; for then the fame...
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Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1923 - 343 pages
...he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon return, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds....landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." Borwett Is Impregnated with the Johnsonian /iEther My next meeting with Johnson was on Friday the...
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The Outline of Literature, Volume 2

John Drinkwater - 1923 - 1136 pages
...merit; told the landlady I should soon return; and, having gone to a bookseller, sold it for £60. I brought Goldsmith the money, and he discharged his...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill. It was Goldsmith's employer, John Newbery, of St. Paul's Churchyard, who bought the Vicar. But he did...
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Three English Comedies: She Stoops to Conquer, The Rivals, The School for ...

Alban Bertram De Mille - 1924 - 479 pages
...its merit; told the landlady I should soon return; and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for £60. I brought Goldsmith the money, and he discharged his...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." The price received seems absurdly inadequate; but we must remember that the author was as yet known...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - 1925 - 1144 pages
...he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return, and e disturbing elements in the social problem a rc n..._thg__rnnstant nnpn- they_ alter the essence of the_creature fff 1 rprntnmpnHprl in i^a tr. fcpgp a jouEnal_of_jny life, full and unreserved. He said it woukTbe...
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So You're Going to England!

Clara Elizabeth Laughlin - 1926 - 571 pages
...he produced to me. I looked into it and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return, and, having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds....landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill.' After which, I'm sure, he returned to the Madeira. The novel which thus 'extricated' him was 'The Vicar...
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Anglo-Irish Literature

Hugh Alexander Law - 1926 - 301 pages
...merit ; told the landlady I should soon return ; and, having gone to a bookseller, sold it for £60. I brought Goldsmith the money ; and he discharged...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." The manuscript was that of The Vicar of Wakefield. But the bookseller, though he had bought it to oblige...
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