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" We walked in the evening in Greenwich park. He asked me, I suppose, by way of trying my disposition, " Is not this very fine?" Having no exquisite relish of the beauties of nature, and being more delighted with " the busy hum of men," I answered " Yes,... "
Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged, Containing an ... - Page 259
by James Thorne - 1876 - 793 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799 - 496 pages
...been sometime at Utrecht, and which my readers will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...of men," I answered, " Yes, Sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are eight, Sir." my want of taste. Let me, however, shelter myself under...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...been some time at Utrecht, and which my readers will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...of men',' I answered, 'Yes, Sir; but not equal to Fleet-street5.' JOHNSON. ' You are right, Sir.' 1 Virgil, Eclogues, i. 5. Johnson, when a boy, turned...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...been some time at Utrecht, and which my readers will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...Nature', and being more delighted with 'the busy hum of men4,' I answered, ' Yes, Sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street'.' JOHNSON. ' You are right, Sir.' '...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 514 pages
...been some time at Utrecht, and which my readers will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...of trying my disposition, " Is not this very fine V Having no exquisite relish of the beauties of Nature, and being more delighted with " the busy hum...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 466 pages
...been some time at Utrecht, and which my readers will hare the pleasure to persue in itN proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...of men," I answered, " Yes, Sir; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, Sir." 1 am aware that many of my readers may censure my want...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820 - 442 pages
...been some time at Uireeht, and which my readers sill have the pleasure to persne in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...beauties of Nature, and being more delighted with " the bnsy hum of men," I answered, " Yes, Sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right,...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 384 pages
...Greenwich Park, h6 asked Boswell, by way of trying his disposition, " Is not this very line?" Boswell, having no exquisite relish of the beauties of nature,...being more delighted with " the busy hum of men," answered, " Yes, sir; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, sir." Johnson and his...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 382 pages
...trying his disposition, " Is not this very fine?" Boswell, having no exquisite relish of the beanties of nature, and being more delighted with " the busy hum of men," answered, " Yes, sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, sir." Johnson and...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821 - 376 pages
...been some time at Utrecht, and which my readers will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...of men," I answered, " Yes, sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, sir." I am aware that many of my readers may censure my want...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821 - 376 pages
...been some time at Utrecht, and which my readers will have the pleasure to peruse in its proper place. We walked in the evening in Greenwich Park. He asked...of men,'' I answered, " Yes, sir ; but not equal to Fleet-street." JOHNSON. " You are right, sir." I am aware that many of my readers may censure my want...
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