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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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1709-March 18, 1776

James Boswell, Roger Ingpen - 1907
...the drawing-room. After the King withdrew, Johnson showed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....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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Farmer George, Volume 1

Lewis Saul Benjamin - Great Britain - 1907
...finest gentleman I have ever seen," the doctor said to Barnard, the librarian ; and supplemented this to Langton : " Sir, his manners are those of as fine...suppose Louis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." l This regal dignity was, however, not always sustained in private. " The oscillations of his body,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1851
...the drawing room. After the king withdrew, Johnson showed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation, and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....suppose Louis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." At Sir Joshua Reynolds's, where a circle of Johnson's friends was collected round him to hear his account...
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readings in english prose of the eighteenth century

raymond macdonald alden - 1911
...withdrew, Johnson showed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation and gracious behavior. He said to Mr. Barnard, "Sir, they may talk of the...suppose Louis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." [THE CLUB] On Friday, April 30,* I dined with him at Mr. Beauclerk's, where were Lord Charlemont, Sir...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...withdrew, Johnson showed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation and gracious behavior. He said to Mr. Barnard, "Sir, they may talk of the...suppose Louis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." [THE CLUB] On Friday, April 3O,1 I dined with him at Mr. Beauclerk's, where were Lord Charlemont, Sir...
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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - English literature - 1911
...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 of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second." (From the Same-) CLEAR YOUR MIND OF CANT I HAVE no minute...
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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Readers - 1916 - 344 pages
...withdrew, Johnson showed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation, and gracious behavior. He said to Mr. Barnard, "Sir, they may talk of the...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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Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the ..., Volume 16

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1902
...opinion is given of the King by an authority far higher, Dr. Johnson, who, after his first interview, said to Mr. Barnard, “Sir, they may talk of the...but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen.” He reiterated to his friends his admiration of the King's talents and charms, and his testimony is...
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The Younger Pitt: The consuming struggle

John Ehrman - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 911 pages
...The same appears in HMC, Bathurst, 4o. 3. One may recall Dr Johnson's impression many years before, 'Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second'. A lesser but more experienced observer, worried by royal...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 pages
...pleased with his Majesty's conversation, and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr Bernard (the librarian), " Sir, they may talk of the King as they will ; but...are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis XIV. or Charles II." * Johnson had now arrived at that eminence which is the prize that cultivated...
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