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" I received one morning a message from poor Goldsmith that he was in great distress, and as it was not in his power to come to me, begging that I would come to him as soon as possible. I sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 61
1863
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...of Cloyne, in '747and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea; and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Newbery, Goldsmith's publisher. Mr. Welsh says (tb. p. 61) that Collins's accounts...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Newbery, Goldsmith's publisher. Mr. Welsh says (tb. p. 61) that Collins's accounts...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...passion. I perceived that he had already changed my 7 I am willing to hope that there may have been some mistake as to this anecdote, though I had it from...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...gent him a guinea, and promised, to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would he...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1808 - 196 pages
...anthor, sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. When he went he found that Goldsmith's landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was in a violent passion. The Doctor found at the same time that Goldsmith had changed his guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 83, Part 1; Volume 113

Early English newspapers - 1813
...accordingly went to him as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for hie rent, at which he was in a violent passion. I perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle of Madeira, and a glass before him. I put the cork into the bottle, desired he would be...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...begging that I would come to him as soon as possible. I sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was dressed,...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle o Madeira and a glass before Miss Hornecks, one of whom is now married to Henry Bunbury,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...possible. 1 sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as ыion,aa I was dressed, and found that his landlady had arrested...perceived that he had already changed my guinea, and had got a bottle o Madeira and a glass before J Miss Hornecks, one of whom is now married to Ilenry Buubury,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...sent him a guinea, and promised to come to him directly. I accordingly went as soon as I was drest, and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent, at which he was 1 I am willing to hope that there may have been some mistake as to this anecdote, though I had it from...
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