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" ... himself was obliged to sit in the window. While they were conversing, some one gently rapped at the door, and being desired to come in, a poor ragged little girl, of very decent behaviour, entered, who, dropping a courtesy, said, " My Mamma sends... "
The Dublin university magazine - Page 328
by University magazine - 1848
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1801
...ragged little girl of very decent behaviour, entered, who, dropping a curtfie, faid, " My mamma " fends her compliments, and begs the favour of " you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals." He afterwards removed to very decent lodgings in Wine-office-court, Fleet-flreet, where he wrote his...
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London, by David Hughson, Volume 3

Edward Pugh - 1806
...to come in, a poor ragged little girl, of very decent behaviour, entered, who, dropping a curtesy, said, " My mamma sends her compliments, and begs the...of you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals."* The abode of genius, though" humble, ^s always interesting, and the contemplation of it is calculated...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1836
...door, and on being desired to come in, a poor ragged little girl of very decent behaviour entered, who, dropping a courtesy, said, " My mamma sends her compliments,...favour of you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals." ' — Life, vol. ip 325. Mr. Prior has given some further particulars of Green- Arbour Court from a...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...to come in, a poor ragged little girl, of very decent behaviour, entered, who, dropping a curtsey, said, " My mamma " sends her compliments, and begs...of " you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals." He afterwards removed to very decent lodgings in Wine-office-court, Fleet-street, where he wrote his...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...at the door, and being desired to come in, a poor ragged little girl, of a very becoming demeanour, entered the room, and dropping a courtesy, said, '...of you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals.' Our author's labours for the booksellers, though for some time unproductive of general literary fame,...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors - 1837 - 550 pages
...door, and on being desired to come in, a poor ragged little girl of very decent behaviour entered, who, dropping a courtesy, said, "My mamma sends her compliments,...favour of you to lend her a chamberpot full of coals." To the few notices gleaned of him while in these lodgings, accident has enabled the writer to make...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original ..., Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors - 1837 - 550 pages
...door, and on being desired to come in, a poor ragged little girl of very decent behaviour entered, who, dropping a courtesy, said, " My mamma sends her compliments,...favour of you to lend her a chamberpot full of coals." To the few notices gleaned of him while in these lodgings, accident has enabled the writer to make...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original ..., Volume 1

Sir James Prior - Authors - 1837 - 515 pages
...desired to come in, a poor ragged little girl of very decent behaviour entered, who, dropping a curtesy, said, " My mamma sends her compliments, and begs the...favour of you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals." To the few notices gleaned of him while in these lodgings, accident has enabled the writer to make...
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The life of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

sir James Prior - English literature - 1837
...desired to come in, a poor ragged little girl of very decent behaviour entered, who, dropping a curtesy, said, " My mamma sends her compliments, and begs the...favour of you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals." To the few notices gleaned of him while in these lodgings, accident has enabled the writer to make...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 21

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1837
...in, a paor ragged little girl of very decent behaviour entered, who, dropping a courtesy, said,—My mamma sends her compliments, and begs the favour of you to lend her a chamber-pot full of coals.' " p. 171. The same accomplished and amiable gentleman conducted Dr. Johnson in his first visit to Goldsmith,...
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