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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 works of Oliver Goldsmith: Vicar of Wakefield, select poems ..., Volume 3

Oliver Goldsmith - 1864 - 369 pages
...merits ; 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 rent, not without rating the landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." What that novel is we shall know hereafter...
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Routledge's Every Boy's Annual

1865
...hundred pictures. By GJ Pinwell. Ward & Lock, London. 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 bookseller who purchased this work was Francis Newbery, and yet, so little did he appreciate its...
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Shadows of the Old Booksellers

Charles Knight - 1865 - 320 pages
...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....landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." Although Francis Newbery eventually succeeded to the business of his uncle in St. Paul's Churchyard,...
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The People's magazine, Volume 1

1867
...produced i" 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 the rent, not without rating his landlady in a high tone for...
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Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary

James Whiteside - 1868 - 478 pages
...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 having used him so ill." It is evident Goldsmith had considered long and deeply his subject, and had elaborated the work with...
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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1911
...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. ._ , _ . b (From the Same.) JOHNSON'S PECULIARITIES OF MANNER HE had another particularity of which...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 pages
...it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should return, and, having gone to a bookseller, sold K for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." [DR. JOHNSON AND GEORGE m] In February, 1767, there happened one of the most remarkable incidents of...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 pages
...it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should return, and, having gone to a bookseller, sold ii. for sixty pounds. I brought Goldsmith the money, and...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." [DR. JOHNSON AND GEORGE H1] In February, 1767, there happened one of the most remarkable incidents...
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Selections from Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1912 - 93 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." . . . He had increased my admiration of the goodness of Johnson's heart by incidental remarks in the...
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In Thackeray's London: Pictures and Text

Francis Hopkinson Smith - 1913 - 199 pages
...into it, and saw its merit; told the landlady I should soon return, and, having gone to James Newbery, a bookseller, sold it for sixty pounds. I brought...landlady in a high tone for having used him so ill." The manuscript lay neglected for two years, and was then published without a notion of its future popularity....
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