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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 and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1855 - 472 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. I brought Gold' ' smith the money, and he discharged his rent, not without rating " his landlady in a high tone...
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Memoirs of Richard Cumberland: Written by Himself. Containing an Account of ...

Richard Cumberland - 1856 - 397 pages
...to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon return ; and hurrying to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill.'— Boswell'3 Johnson, vol. ip 398. joining to the churchyard of Kilmore, but not within the pale of the...
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MEMOIRS OF RICHARD CUMBERLAND

HENRY FLANDERS - 1856
...to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit ; told the landlady I should soon return ; and hurrying to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill.' — BoswelVs Johnson, vol. ip 398. joining to the churchyard of Kilmore, but not within the pale of...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

1857 - 508 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." Cumberland makes a feeling allusion to these circumstances in the following expressive stanzas : —...
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Irving Vignettes

1858 - 287 pages
...:J:/.Y YORK DR JOHNSON READING- THE! 'v IC ARr 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." The novel in question was the " Vicar of Wakefleld : " the bookseller to whom Johnson sold it was Francis...
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Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ...

Washington Irving - 1858
...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." The novel in question was the " Vicar of Wakefield :" the bookseller to whom Johnson sold it was Francis...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 762 pages
...Into It, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return ; ani having gone to a bookst-llcr, sold It for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and he dis charged bis rent, not without mUng his landlady In a high tone for having used him so ill." •...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events

Leigh Hunt - 1859 - 449 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....rating his landlady in a high tone for having used him BO ill." * Johnson himself lived for some time in the Temple. It was there that he was first visited...
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Materials for Translating from English Into German

Adolph Heimann - 1859
...produced59 to me. I looked into it60, and saw its merit01, told the landlady I should soon return6*, and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds....I brought Goldsmith the money , and he discharged ° 3 his rent , not without rating64 his landlady in a high65 tone66 for having S5ltn6«fonnenfecit....
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 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....landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." 4 who affects such extreme accuracy, should say that Hawkins has strangely mix-stated this affair,...
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