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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone - Page 237
by James Boswell - 1821
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...Johnson, however, should not here be forgotten ; who declared, that " Addison wrote Budgell's papers, at least mended them so much, that he made them almost his own *." Yet the Doctor's authority, it must be recollected, is merely that of tradition ; nor is it likely...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...Johnson, however, should not here be forgotten ; who declared, that " Addison wrote Budgell's papers, at least mended them so much, that he made them almost his own *." Yel the Doctor's authority, it must be recollected, is merely that of tradition ; nor is it likely...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...become very fond of dress. sat hours together at her toilet, and even put on rouge : — JOHNSON. " She is better employed at her toilet, than using her...cheeks, than blackening other people's characters." 177S. He told us that " Addison wrote Bugdell's papers in the Spectator, at least mended them so much,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...late become very fond of dress, sat hours together at her toilet, and even put on rouge, Johnson said, "She is better employed at her toilet than using her...cheeks, than blackening other people's characters." Mr. Boswell tells us, that a clergyman had come to submit some poetical pieces to Johnson's revision....
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...Dr. JOHNSON reports, from traditional authority, be true, that " ADDISON wrote BUDGELL'S papers, or at least mended them so much that he made them almost his own*." Besides these twenty-eight papers attributed to him in consequence of the signature, he is, in the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...and even put on rouge : — Johnson. She ia better employed at her toilet, than using her pen. It iğ better she should be reddening her own cheeks, than...people's characters.. He told us that " Addison wrote Bugdell's papers in the Spectator, at least mended them so mach, that he made them almost his own ;...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...late become very fond of dress, sat hours together at her toilet, and even put on rouge, Johnson said, "She is better employed at her toilet than using her...cheeks, than blackening other people's characters." Mr. Boswell tells us, that a clergyman had come to submit some poetical pieces to Johnson's revision....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...lute become very fond of dress, sat hours together at her toilet, and even put on rouge : — Johnson. She is better employed at her toilet, than using her...than blackening other people's characters. He told us t Inn " Addison wrote Bugdell's papers in the Spectator, at least mended them so much, that he made...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...late become very fond of dress, sat hours together at her toilet, and even put on rouge — JOHNSON. " She is better employed at her toilet than using her...cheeks, than blackening other people's characters." Johnson arraigned the modern politics of this country, as entirely devoid of all principle of whatever...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...was not profound ; but his morality, his humour, and his elegance of writing, set him very high." " Addison wrote Budgell's papers in the Spectator, at...them so much, that he made them almost his own ; and Draper, Tonson's partner, assured Mrs. Johnson, that the much admired epilogue to the Distressed Mother,...
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