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" I sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea,... "
Littell's Living Age - Page 339
1850
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1848 - 328 pages
...accordingly went to him as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived...glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, * Boswell'a Life of Johnson, eighth edit., 8vo. 1816, vol. iv. p. 27. desired he would be calm, and...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1848 - 1798 pages
...directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Part 2

John Forster - 1848 - 1294 pages
...accordingly went as soon ' as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had ' arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent ' passion. I perceived that he had already changed my ' guinea, and had got a bottle of madeira and a glass ' before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he ' would...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1848 - 374 pages
...directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be...
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The life and adventures of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1848 - 740 pages
...accordingly went as soon ' as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had ' arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent ' passion. I perceived that he had already changed my ' guinea, and had got a bottle of madeira and a glass ' before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he ' would...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1848 - 610 pages
...accordingly went to him as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had alrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired that he would...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 24

1848 - 524 pages
...which, when finished, was to be his whole fortune." Johnson, speaking in Boswell's " Life," says : — " He was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him." Johnson corked the bottle — he was himself, at the...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Walter Scott - 1848 - 490 pages
...he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a hottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would he calm, and began to talk to him of the means by which he might be extricated. He then told me that...
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The Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1851 - 402 pages
...directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion : I perceived...before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. 159 would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by which he might...
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Works, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1851 - 400 pages
...directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion : I perceived...before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. 159 would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by which he might...
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