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" The first time I was in company with Foote was at Fitzherbert's. Having no good opinion of the fellow, I was resolved not to be pleased, and it is very difficult to please a man against his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenly, affecting not... "
Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern - Page 118
by Eccentric biography - 1801
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...Poem," v, 145, on eating my dinner pretty fullenly, affecting not to mind him. But the dog was fo VCI7 comical, that I was obliged to lay down my knife and fork, throw myfelf back upon my chair, and fairly laugh it out. No, Sir, he was irrefiftible 1. He upon one occafion...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1791
...his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty fulienly, affecting not to mind him. But the dog was To very comical that I was obliged to lay down my 'knife and forlc, throw myfelf back upon my chair, and fairly laugh •it out. 'No, Sir, he wasirrefiflible. He...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty fullenly, affecting not to mind him ; but the dog was fo very comical, that I was obliged to lay down my knife and fork, throw' rnyfelf back upon my chair, and fairly laugh it out. No, Sir, he was irrefiftible. He upon. one occafion...
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An Universal Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing a Faithful ...

John Watkins - Biography - 1800 - 924 pages
...him ; but the dog was fo very comical, that I was obliged to by down my knife and fork, throw myfelf back in my chair, and fairly laugh it out. Sir, he was irrcfiftible." His dramatic works have been pubülhed in 4 vols. 8 vu. FORBES (Patrick), a Scotch prelate,...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...the fellow, I was resolved not to be pleased ; and it is very diffi. cult to please a man against his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenly,...to lay down my knife and fork, throw myself back in the chair, and fairly laugh it out. Sir — he was irresistible !" Other anecdotes might liave been...
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Memoirs of Samuel Foote, Esq: With a Collection of His Genuine Bon ..., Volume 2

William Cook - 1805
...please a man against his wilL I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenly, affecting for a long time not to mind him; but the dog was so very comical,...obliged to lay down my knife and fork, throw myself back on my chair, and fairly laugh it out with the rest. No, Sir ; there was no avoiding it : the fellow...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...the fellow, I was resolved not to be pleased; and it is very difficult to please a man against his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenly,...to lay down my knife and fork, 'throw myself back upon my chair, and fairly laugh it out. No, Sir, he was irresistible. He upon one occasion experienced,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...the fellow, I was resolved not to be pleased ; and it is very difficult to please a man against his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenly,...obliged to lay down my knife and fork, throw myself back upon my chair, and fairly laugh it out. No, Sir, he was irresistible.5 He upon one occasion experienced,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...man Sgajnst hi? will. I went op eating my dinner pretty sullenly, affecting not to mind him. JJu.t the dog was so very comical, that I was obliged to lay down my knife ajid fork, throw myself back Uppa my cb*ir, and fairly laugh it out. No, sir, he was irresistible....
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...the fellow, I was resolved not to be pleased ; and it is very difficult to please a man against his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenly,...in my chair, and fairly laugh it out. Sir, he was irresistible." Innumerable other stories are circulated, all proving the lively and ready wit of this...
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