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" ... 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. "
Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) - Page 332
by Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861 - 854 pages
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Vicar of Wakefield, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1766 - 256 pages
...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 - 556 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 - 496 pages
...drest, 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;...had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...drest, 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 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 - 648 pages
...drest, 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 Newbery, Goldsmith's publisher. Mr. Welsh says (tb. p. 61) that Collins's accounts show 'that the first...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 770 pages
...drest, 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,...had got a bottle 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...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1808 - 216 pages
...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, and a glass before him. There is not, in all Goldsmith's history, a trait more descriptive of his thonghtless character. Dr....
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 83, Part 1

1813 - 778 pages
...drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for hie rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea,...had got a bottle of Madeira, and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 470 pages
...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 oí Madeira and a glass before Î Miss Hornecks, one of whom is now married to Henry Bunbury, Esq....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821 - 376 pages
...of Cloyne, in 1747. 2 Anecdotes of Johnson, p. 119. 3 Life of Johnson, 420. in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea,...had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he 'Would be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by...
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