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" I received one morning a message from poor Goldsmith,, that he was in great distress ; and as it was not in his power to come to me, begging that I would come to him as soon as possible. I sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly... "
The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ... - Page 220
by Walter Scott - 1834
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Vicar of Wakefield, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Facsimile - 1766
...dreft, and found that his landlady had arrefted him for his rent, at which he was in a violent pajjion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glafs before him. 1 put the cork into the bottle, defired he would be calm, and began to talk to him...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...dreft, and found that his landlady had arrefted him for his rent, at which he was in a violent paflion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glafs before him. I put the cork into the bottle, defired he would be calm, and began to talk to him...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...Cloyne, in '747and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent,...began to talk to him of the means by which he might he extricated. He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced to me. I...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent,...already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Newbery, Goldsmith's publisher. Mr. Welsh says (tb. p. 61) that Collins's accounts show 'that the first...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent,...already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Newbery, Goldsmith's publisher. Mr. Welsh says (tb. p. 61) that Collins's accounts show 'that the first...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent,...passion. I perceived that he had already changed my 7 I am willing to hope that there may have been some mistake as to this anecdote, though I had it from...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...him a guinea, and promised, to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent,...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 Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1808 - 196 pages
...anthor, sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. When he went he found that Goldsmith's landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. The Doctor found at the same time that Goldsmith had changed his guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 83, Part 1; Volume 113

Early English newspapers - 1813
...accordingly went to him as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for hie rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived...be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by jvhich he might he extricated. He then told me that he had a novel ready for the press, which he produced...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...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,...had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle o Madeira and a glass before Miss Hornecks, one of whom is now married to Henry Bunbury, Esq....
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