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" Sir, they may talk of the king as they will ; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the fourteenth or Charles the second. "
The public and domestic life of His late ... Majesty, George the Third ... - Page 217
by Edward Holt - 1820
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...highly pleased with his majesty's courteousness, and afterwards observed to a friend — ' Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman, as we may suppose Louis XIV. or Charles II.' In 1770, he published a political pamphlet, entitled The False Alarm, intended...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his 1767. will; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." 58.' manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." At Sir Joshua Reynolds's, where a circle of Johnson's...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." At Sir Joshua Reynolds's, where a circle of Johnson's...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Historical fiction - 1809 - 120 pages
...was highly pleased with his majesty's conrteousness, and afterwards observed to a friend—" Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman, as we may suppose Louis XIV. or Charles II." In 1770, he published a political pamphlet, entitled The False Alarm, intended...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...is the finest gentleman I have ever seen.' And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, • Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles tbe Second.'" * On the institution of the Royal Academy of Arts, Johnson...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1809
...he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen.' And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, ' Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second/" « On the institution of the Royal Academy of Arts, Johnson...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen.' And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, ' Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second.'" * On the institution of the Royal Academy of Arts, Johnson...
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Historical Memoirs of My Own Time ...: From 1772 to 1780

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1815
...is the finest Gentleman " I have ever seen.' And he afterwards ob" served to Mr. Langton, ' Sir, his manners " are those of as fine a Gentleman, as we...suppose Louis the Fourteenth, or Charles " the Second.' " Intlependant of the effect necessarily produced on Johnson's mind, by so unexpected and flattering...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.: With an Account of the Author ...

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 140 pages
...highly pleased with his majesty's courteousness, and afterwards observed to a friend — <• Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman, as we may suppose Louis XIV or Charles II.' In 1770, he published a political pamphlet, entitled The False Alarm, intended...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...I have ever seen." And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his manners are those of as a fine a gentleman as we may suppose Louis the Fourteenth, or Charles the Second." • Mrs. Montague, a lady distinguished for having written an Essay on Shakspeare, being mentioned...
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