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The Cook's Oracle: Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery, on the Most ... - Page 22
by William Kitchiner - 1845 - 424 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...calling the balance of his different opinions upon this fubject ; for I never knew any man who relifhed good eating more than he did. When at table, he was totally abforbed in the bufinefs of the moment ; his looks feemed rivetted to his plate ; nor would he, unlefs...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...cafling the balance of his different opinions upon this fubject ; for I never knew any man who relifhed good eating more than he did. When at table, he was totally abforbed in the bufinefs of the moment : his looks feemed riveted to his plate ; nor would he, unlefs...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...enslaved to the lowest and grossest temptation.' Piozzi Letters, ii. 298. subject ; for I never knew any man who relished good eating more than he did. When...was totally absorbed in the business of the moment ; his looks seemed rivetted to his plate ; nor would he, unless when in very high company, say one...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1799
...considered as casting the balance of his different opinions upon this subject ; -for I never k'new any man who relished good eating more than he did. When...was totally absorbed in the business of the. moment ; his looks seemed rivetted to his plate ; nor. would he, unless when in very high company, say one...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...Letters, ii. 298. subject. 542 yohnsoris relish for good eating. [AD subject ; for I never knew any man who relished good eating more than he did. When...was totally absorbed in the business of the moment ; his looks seemed rivetted to his plate ; nor would he, unless when in very high company, say one...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...considered as casting the balance of his different opinions upon this subject; for I never knew any man who relished good eating more than he did. When...was totally absorbed in the business of the moment: his looks seemed riveted to his plate; nor would he, unless when in very high company, say one word,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...considered as casting the balance of his different opinions upon this subject; for I never knew any man who relished good eating more than he did. When...was totally absorbed in the business of the moment; his looks seemed rivetted to his plate; nor would he, unless when in very high company, say one word,...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...considered as casting the balance of his different opinions upon this subject; for I never knew any man who relished good eating more than he did. When...was totally absorbed in the business of the moment: his looks seemed riveted to his plate; nor would he, unless when in very high company, say one word,...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...balance of his different opinions upon this subject ; for I never knew any man relish good eating as he did. When at table he was totally absorbed in the business of the moment ; his looks seemed ri veiled to his plate ; nor would he, unless when in very high company, say one...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...considered as casting the balance of his different opinions upon this subject ; for I never knew any man who relished good eating more than he did. When at table, he wns totally absorbed in the bnsiness of the moment ; his looks seemed rivetted to his plate ; nur would...
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