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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 ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...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." At Sir Joshua Reynolds's, where a circle of Johnson's...
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London in the Jacobite Times, Volume 2

Dr. Doran (John) - London (England) - 1877
...gentleman I have ever seen ; ' and later, ' still harping on my daughter,' he said at Langton's : ' Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Louis XIV. or Charles II.' Assuredly, the fine-gentleman manners of either 340 JOHNSON'S PENSION OPPOSED....
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Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Sir Leslie Stephen - 1878 - 195 pages
...civilities with my sovereign." Johnson was not tho less delighted. " Sir," he said to the librarian, " they may talk of the King as they will, but he is tho finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards compared his manners to those of Louis XIV.,...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

Edward Tuckerman Mason - 1879 - 319 pages
...showed himself highly * George the Third. pleased with his Majesty's conversation and gracious behavior. He said to Mr. Barnard, " Sir, they may talk of the...is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterward observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

Edward Tuckerman Mason - 1879 - 319 pages
...may talk of the king as they will; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterward observed to Mr. Langton," Sir, his manners are those...we may suppose Louis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second."—Boswell. A stranger to Johnson's character and temper would have thought that the study...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1880
...himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation, and gracious behaviour. He said to MiBarnard, " Sir, they may talk of the King as they will ; but...finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards ol>served to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his manners are those of as fine u gentleman as we may suppose Lewis...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Third Series

Authors, English - 1880 - 541 pages
...civilities with my sovereign." Johnson was not the less delighted. " Sir," he said to the librarian, "they may talk of the King as they will, but he is...finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards compared his manners to those of Louis XIV., and his favourite, Charles II. (ioldsmith, says Boswell,...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1881
...with the conversation of the King and with his gracious behavior. " Sir," said he to the librarian, " they may talk of the King as they will, but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." — ': Sir," said he subsequently to Bennet Langton, " his manners are those of as fine a gentleman...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1882
...the conversation of the King and with his gracious behavior. •• Sir," said he to the librarian, " they may talk of the King as they will, but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." — "Sir," said ho subsequently to Bennet Langton, "his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884
...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." 1 At Sir Joshua Reynolds's, where a circle of Johnson's...
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