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" His legs were so slender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid; for he was not able to dress or undress himself, and neither went to bed nor rose without help. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ... - Page 92
by Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...was contracted. His legs were fo flender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of ftockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was...Lord Oxford, privately, in a velvet cap. His drefs I Of of ceremony was black, with a tye-wig, and a little fword. The indulgence and accommodation which...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1781
...was contracted. Hi§ legs were fo {lender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of ftockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was...weaknefs made it very difficult for him to be clean. •^ t His hair had fallen almoft all away ; and he ufed to dine fometimes with Lord Oxford, privately,...
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prefaces biographical and crirical to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1781
...was contracted. His legs were ib flender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of ftockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was...to bed nor rofe without help. His weaknefs made it f X very difficult for him to be clean. ' His hair had fallen almoft all away ; and he ufed to dine...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...was contracted. His legs were fo flender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of ftockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was...drefs or undrefs himfelf, and neither went to bed nor jofe without help. His weaknefs made it very difficult for him to be clean. His hair had fallen almoft...
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The beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...•" bulk with three pair of fiockings, which were '" drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was,not " able to drefs or undrefs himfelf, and neither "went..."*';weaknefs made it very difficult for him to be ' ' ' *' His hair had fallen almoft all away ; and he •" ufed to dine fometimes with Lord Oxford,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...was contracted. His legs were fo flender, that he enlarged their bulk with, three pair of Stockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid,.; for he...His hair had fallen almoft all away; and he ufed to 4';'? dine fometimes with Lord Oxford, privately, in a velvet cap. His drefs of ceremony was black...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1793
...was contracted. His legs were fo Hender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair or' ñockuigs, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was not able to drcfs or undrcfs himfelf, and neither went to bed nor rofe without help. His weaknefs made it very...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...ItuT couvai», being fcarce able to hold himfelf creel till they were laced. Hit legs were fo Hender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of {lockings,...drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was not able to drcfs or undrefs himfelf, and neither went to bed nor rofe without help. His weaknefs made it very...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...they were laced. Hi* leg« were fo flender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pair of ftockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid ; for he was...and neither went to bed nor rofe without help. His weakneft made it very difficult for him to be clean. The feebleiicfs of hif frame made him fickly and...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1797 - 239 pages
...waiftcoat. One Fide was contra&ed. His legs were fo flender, that he enlarged their bulk with three pairs of (lockings, which were drawn on and off by the maid...velvet cap. His drefs of ceremony was black, with a tye 'wig, and a little fword. " When he wanted to fleep he nodded in company \ and once flumbered at...
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