Willis's Price Current: A Catalogue of Superior Second-hand Books, Ancient and Modern, in All Classes of Literature and the Fine Arts, Inperfect Library Condition, on Sale at Very Low Prices : to which are Added a List of New Publications and Current Notes for the Month, a Series of Original Papers on Literary and Antiquarian Subjects

George Willis, 1857

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Página 68 - His dress was a rusty brown morning suit, a pair of old shoes by way of slippers, a little shrivelled wig sticking on the top of his head, and the sleeves of his shirt and the knees of his breeches hanging loose. A considerable crowd of people gathered round, and were not a little struck by this singular appearance.
Página 67 - Johnson were so well pleased with their amusement, that they resolved to persevere in dissipation for the rest of the day: but Langton deserted them, being engaged to breakfast with some young Ladies. Johnson scolded him for "leaving his social friends to go and sit with a set of wretched un-idea'd girls." Garrick being told of this ramble, said to him smartly, "I heard of your frolick t'other night. You'll be in the Chronicle.
Página 67 - They then repaired to one of the neighbouring taverns, and made a bowl of that liquor called bishop, which Johnson had always liked : while, in joyous contempt of sleep, from which he had been roused, he repeated the festive lines, " Short, O short, then, be thy reign, And give us to the world again '•" !" They did not stay long, but walked down to the Thames, took a boat and rowed to Billingsgate.

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