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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 life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1851
...told the landlady I should soon return, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. 1 brought Goldsmith the money, and he discharged his...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." 1 My next meeting with Johnson was on Friday, the 1st of July, when he and I and Dr. Goldsmith supped...
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Materials for Translating from English Into German

Adolph Heimann - 1851 - 210 pages
...produced59 to me. I looked into it00, and saw its merit 61, told the landlady I should soon return02, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and he discharged03 his rent, not without rating04 his landlady in a high05 tone00 for having used07 him so...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...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 ...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." The novel in question was the ' Vicar of Wakefield : ' the bookseller to whom Johnson sold it was Francis...
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Goldsmith's Natural history, with notes collected, with a life of O ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853
...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." Cumberland has added to this anecdote a piece of Romance related afterwards, perhaps as a jest,...
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The Illustrated Magazine of Art

1853
...; told the landlady I should soon return, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixtypounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and he discharged his...so ill." This novel was the " Vicar of Wakefield," a work which Beems to bid defiance to all the changes of taste and fashion, and to possess claims to...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...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 Newbery, the bookseller here alluded to, had such faint expectations from his purchase, that he...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 998 pages
...it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon return ; and, having gone to a hookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill" The novel in question was the " Vicar of Wakefield ;" the bookseller to whom Johnson sold it was Francis...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

John Forster - 1854 - 548 pages
...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....Goldsmith the money, and he discharged his rent, not * Anecdotes, 119-20. Mrs. Thrale fixes the date of the incident as not later than 1705 or 6 ; but it...
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Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts, Volume 60

1883
...produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merits, told the landlady I should soon return ; and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and discharged his lent, not without rating his landlady in. a high tone for having used him so ill.' Not...
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London: Its Literary and Historical Curiosities

Frederick Saunders - 1854 - 269 pages
...produced to me. 1 j looked into it, and saw its merit; told the landlady T should \ soon return, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty (' pounds. I brought Goldsmith the riioney, and he discharged ) his rent, not without rating his landlady in a high tone for ^> having...
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