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" England and France affords a man. But when he wished to point them out to his companion: "Never heed such nonsense," would be the reply; "a blade of grass is always a blade of grass, whether in one country or another. Let us, if we DO talk, talk about... "
Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) - Page 48
by Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861 - 531 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...or another. Let us, if we do talk, talk about something : men and women are my subjects of enquiry ; let us see how these differ from those we have left behind." ' She adds (p. 265) : ' Walking in a wood when it rained was, I think, the only rural image he...
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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1826 - 237 pages
...or another ; let us if we do talk, talk about something ; men and women are my subjects of enquiry ; let us see how these differ from those we have left behind." When we were at Rouen together, he took a great fancy to the abb6 Roffette, with whom he conversed...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...a very entertaining narrative. Pioz7.i, [Mrs. Piozzi has preserved a few anecdotes of this tour. " Mr. Thrale loved prospects, and was mortified that...how these differ from those we have left behind.' " When we were at Rouen together, he took a great fancy to the Abbe Roffette, with whom he conversed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...them into a very entertaining narrative. [Mrs. Piozzi has preserved a few anecdotes of this tour. " Mr. Thrale loved prospects, and was mortified that...how these differ from those we have left behind.' " When we were at Rouen together, he took a great fancy to the Abb6 Roffette, with whom he conversed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 6

James Boswell - 1835
...admiration of his perspicuity, of which he was not a little ambitious.". Recollections. C. (3) " Mr. Thrale loved prospects, and was mortified that...how these differ from those we have left behind.' \Vhen we were at Rouen, he took a great fancy to the Abbe KoH'ctte, with whom he conversed about...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1835
...another : let us, if we do talk, talk about something ; men and women are my subjects of enquiry ; let us see how these differ from those we have left behind." 53. Porridge Island. I was saying to a friend one day, that I did not like goose ; one smells it so...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

James Boswell - 1836
..."Never heed such nonsense," would be the reply : "a blade of grass is always a blade of grass, %vhether in one country or another : let us, if we do talk,...how these differ from those we have left behind." 53. Porridge Island. I was saying to a friend one day, that I did not like goose ; one smells it so...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 529 pages
...immediately to our eyesight, must acknowledge he was not in the wrong. 52. Prospects. j. He delighted no more in music than painting; he was ^almost as...how these differ from those we have left behind." 53. Porridge Island. I was saying to a friend one day, that I did not like goose; one smells it so...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 529 pages
...immediately to our eyesight, must acknowledge he was not in the wrong. 52. Prospects. He delighted no more in music than painting; he was almost as deaf...how these differ from those we have left behind." 53. Porridge Island. I was saying to a friend one day, that I did not like goose; one smells it so...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: LL. D. Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1844
...little ambitious." Recollections C. (3) " Mr. Thrale loved prospects, and was mortified that Ms friend could not enjoy the sight of those different...how these differ from those we have left behind.' When we were at Rouen, he took a great fancy to the Abb& Roffette, with whom he conversed about...
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