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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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The Living Age, Volume 19

1848
...extricating him ; was shown " The Vicar of Wakefield," which he took to a bookseller's, and sold for £60. " I brought Goldsmith the money, and he discharged his rent, not without rating his landlady for using him so ill." Mrs. Piozzi, telling the same story, makes the time evening ; and represents...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 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." Mr. Newberry was the person with whom Johnson thus bargained for the "Vicar of Wakefield." The price...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

People - 1845
...produced to me. 1 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." Cumberland has added to this anecdote a piece of romance — related afterwards, perhaps as a jest,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1846
...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'-." 1 [How Mr. Boswell, who affecis sucli extreme accuracy, should any that Hawkins has strangely mis-stated...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 527 pages
...he produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return; and deviate from her, provided the characters are marked...painting, may Ьч a little overcharged or exaggerat Mr. Newberry was the person with whom Johnson thus bargained for the "Vicar of Wakefield." The price...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...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. — JOHNSON, in Boswell. CANDOUR. — Marivaux, a celebrated French writer of romances, who flourished...
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 11

1852
...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 work in question was no other than the now celebrated "Vicar of Wakefield," which the publisher...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 8

Walter Scott - 1847
...landlady I should soon return, and, having fone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I rought Goldsmith the money, and he discharged his rent, not...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." Newberry, the purchaser of the Vitar of Wakeßeld, best known to the present generation by recollection...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1848 - 312 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." * Johnson himself lived for some time in the Temple. It was there that he was first visited by his...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1848
...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." (') (1) It may not be improper to annex here Mrs. Piozzi's account of this transaction, in her own...
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