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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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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...produced to me. I looked into it, and saw its merit j told the landlady I should soon return ; and having gone to a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and he dia. charged his rent, not without rating his landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill."...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 762 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 Ooldsmlth the money, and he dts charged his rent, not without rating hlH landlady In a high tone for...
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Lives of wits and humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1862
...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." Mrs. Piozzi gives the same anecdote with some variations ; among others, that Johnson found Goldsmith...
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Lives of wits and humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1862
...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 ao ill." Mrs. Piozzi gives the same anecdote with some variations ; among others, that Johnson found...
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Oliver Goldsmith, His Friends and Critics: A Lecture

James Whiteside - 1862 - 80 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 Goldsmith the money, and discharged his '« rent — not without rating his landlady in a high tone for hav" ing used him so...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1863
...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 novel sold was the " Vicar of Wakcfield," and the purchaser was Francis Newbury ; it was not published...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...produced to me. I looked into It, and «aiv Its merit; told the landlady I should »oon return; an4 having gone to a bookseller, sold It for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and be dliCharged his rent, not without rating his landlady in a high tone for having used him so UL" ^^...
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The Poetical Works of James Beattie: And the Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith

James Beattie, Oliver Goldsmith - 1864 - 458 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." The success of " The Vicar of Wakefield," notwithstanding Mr Newbery's gloomy forebodings, was as rapid,...
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Irving's Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1864
...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." The novel in question was the " Vicar of Wakefield " ; the bookseller to whom Johnson sold it was Francis...
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Shades and Echoes of Old London

John Stoughton - 1864 - 288 pages
...the famous " Vicar of Wakefield." " I brought Goldsmith the money," says the old king of critics, " and he discharged his rent, not without rating his...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." The scene changes. We must walk to the Temple, to chambers on the library staircase, and there we find...
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