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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 Historical and the Posthumous Memoirs of Sir Nathaniel William ..., Volume 1

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - Great Britain - 1884
...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...those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Louis XIV. or Charles II."1 Independent of the effect necessarily produced on Johnson's mind by so unexpected...
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Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1886 - 258 pages
...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 as wo...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...the drawing-room3. After the King withdrew, Johnson shewed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation, and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....will ; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen4.' And he afterreviews in London, with critical kindly examined the records of the newspapers...
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History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson - Princes - 1887 - 203 pages
...his interview with George III, who did not 'utter anything above the power of a common man,' said : ' Sir, they may talk of the king as they will, but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen.'— Boswell's Life of Johnson, ii. 40. 1. 20. accommodations. Johnson defines accommodation in the plural...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - Authors, English - 1887
...Rasselas Royal Society, has, at my request, his interview with the Great Mogul : JLetat. 58.] wards 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.' At Sir Joshua Reynolds's, where a circle of Johnson's...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1888
...the drawing-room. After the King withdrew, Johnson shewed himself highly pleased with his Majesty's conversation and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr....may talk of the King as they will ; but he is the finer: gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, " Sir, his manners are...
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Historical memoirs of my own time

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall, Henry Bryan Binns - Great Britain - 1904 - 752 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...is the " finest Gentleman I have ever seen.' And he after" wards observed to Mr. Langton, 'Sir, his manners " are those of as fine a Gentleman, as we may...
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Sir Joshua and His Circle, Volume 1

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Artists - 1906 - 639 pages
...seen." Later he remarked to his friend Bennet Langton in speaking of this interview with His Majesty : " Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman...suppose Louis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second " — a statement that led John Wilson Croker to write : " This reminds us of Madame de Sevigne's charming...
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Lichfield: the birthplace of Dr. Johnson. Issued under the auspices of the ...

Edward Burrow - 1906 - 82 pages
...pleased with his Majesty's conversation and gracious behaviour. He said to Mr. Barnard, the librarian, " Sir, they may talk of the King as they will, but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." VISIT TO UCHFIELD. After many years' absence, he, in 1767, passed three months in Lichfield. Again...
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Sir Joshua and His Circle, Volume 1

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Artists - 1906 - 639 pages
...; so that when George III had left him, Johnson in a state of jubilation said to the librarian : " Sir, they may talk of the King as they will, but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." Later he remarked to his friend Bennet Langton in speaking of this interview with His Majesty : " Sir,...
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