Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" He the best player!" cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, "why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Page 257
by James Boswell - 1831
Full view - About this book

A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - 1884 - 536 pages
...cried Partridge with a contemptuous sneer. " Why I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner and done just as he did."—From Tom Jonet. JOSEPH WARTON. He who wishes to know whether he has a true taste for poetry...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: And the Journal of His Tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1885 - 454 pages
...Jones," who makes Partridge say of Garrick, " Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost I should have looked in the very same...not If I did I should frighten the ghost." MONDAY, AUGUST l6. Dr. William Robertson came to breakfast. We talked of " Ogden on Prayer." Dr. Johnson said,...
Full view - About this book

Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1885 - 364 pages
...cried Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer; 'why, 1 could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
Full view - About this book

Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 432 pages
...cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer ; "Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
Full view - About this book

Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 430 pages
...Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer ; " Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
Full view - About this book

Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882 - 1134 pages
...Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer: " why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had «cen neck; double-bottomed ship-, whereof none can ever be cast away besides the f And then, to be sure, in that scene, a* you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1889 - 558 pages
...; but, as he has been long known by that title, I shall give it to him in the rest of this Journal. have looked in the very same manner, and done just...not. If I did, I should frighten the ghost." Monday, August \Qth. — Dr. William Robertson came to breakfast. We talked of Ogden on Prayer. Dr. Johnson...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1889 - 494 pages
...;" who makes Partridge say of Garrick, " Why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if 1 had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same...Sir, start as Mr. Garrick does, if you saw a ghost 1" he answered, " I hope not. If I did, I should frighten the ghost." have held it to be " wicked rebellion...
Full view - About this book

The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1889 - 796 pages
...cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer ; ' why I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then to be sure, in that scene, as you called it, between him and his mother, where you told me...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1889 - 480 pages
...; but, as he has been long known by that title, I shall give it to him in the rest of this Journal. have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did." Por, when I asked him, " Would not you, Sir, start as Mr. Garrick does, if you saw a ghost ? " he answered,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF