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" Sir, they may talk of the King as they will ; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen. "
The public and private life of His late...Majesty, George the Third ... - Page 317
by Robert Huish - 1821 - 724 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1833
...of the most popular and entertain•f of all hi* works. " The Lives of the Poets." -&>.] TOL. t. 51 conversation and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....will ; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen9." And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1835
...the drawing-room. After the King withdrew, Johnson showed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation, and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." (2) (1) This perhaps may have given Dr. Johnson the first...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1835
...the drawing-room. After the King withdrew, Johnson showed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation, and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." ( 2 ) (1) This perhaps may have given Dr. Johnson the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
..." Sir, they may talk of the king as they will ; but he'is the" finest gentleman I have ever seen V And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir,...those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Louis XIV. or Charles At Sir Joshua Reynolds's, where a circle of Johnson's friends was collected round him...
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Domestic Life in England, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time: With ...

Editor of "The family manual and servant's guide." - Education - 1835 - 379 pages
...conversation with his majesty ; after the interview, the Doctor observed to the royal librarian, " Sir, they may talk of the king as they will, but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." He subsequently declared, "that the king's manners were those of as fine a gentleman as one .might...
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Historical Memoirs of His Own Time, Volume 2

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1836
...in Johnson's Life, speaking of this Circumstance, adds, " He said to Mr. " Barnard, the Librarian, ' Sir, they may " talk of the King as they will, but...seen.' And " he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, 1' ' Sir, his Manners are those of as fine a " Gentleman, as we may suppose Louis the " Fourteenth,...
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Historical Memoirs of My Own Time

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1837 - 524 pages
...in Johnson's Life, speaking of this circumstance, adds, " He said to Mr. Barnard, the librarian, ' Sir, they may talk of the king as they will, but he...suppose Louis the Fourteenth, or Charles the Second.' ' Independent of the effect necessarily produced on Johnson's mind, by so unexpected and flattering...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...Johnson was highly pleased with his majesty's courteousness, and afterwards observed to a fnend, " Sir. his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Louis XIV. or Charles II." In 177O he published a political pamphlet entitled " The False Alarm," intended...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

People - 1845
...the drawing-room. After the king withdrew, Johnson shewed himself highly pleased with his majesty's conversation and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr...." Sir, they may talk of the king as they will; but ho is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton " Sir, his...
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English poets

Henry Francis Cary - 1846
...the drawing-room. After the King withdrew, Johnson shewed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth, or Charles the Second." Nothing in this conversation betrays symptoms of that...
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