Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" I expect fifty pounds in good silver; not such as I have had formerly. I am not obliged to take gold*, neither will I; nor stay for it beyond four and twenty hours after it is due. "
Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ... - Page 293
by John Nichols - 1812
Full view - About this book

Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 1

John Nichols, Samuel Bentley - 1812
...Tonson's kind attention. " I thank you heartily," he says, " for the sherry ; it was the best of the land I ever drank." The current coin was at that period...such as I had formerly. I am not obliged to take gold j neither will I ; nor stay for it above four-and-twenty houis after it is due." — Some little bickerings...
Full view - About this book

The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1822
...upon the eighth; when that is finished, I expect fifty pounds in good silver; not such as I have kad formerly. I am not obliged to take gold, neither will I ;* nor stay for it longer than twenty-four hours after it is due.' In another letter, after commenting upon Tonson's refusal...
Full view - About this book

The English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ...

William Goodhugh - 1827 - 392 pages
...it was the best of the " kind I ever drank." The current coin was at that period wretchedly dehased. In one letter Dryden says, " I expect forty pounds...take " gold, neither will I, nor stay for it above four and twenty hours " after it is due." In 1698, when Drjden published his Fables, Tonson agreed...
Full view - About this book

The English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ...

William Goodhugh - 1827 - 392 pages
...period wretchedly debased. In one letter Uryden says, " I expect forty pounds in " good silver, nnt such as I had formerly. I am not obliged to take " gold, neither will I, nor stay for it above four and twenty hours " after it is due." In 1698, when Dryden published his Fables, Tonson agreed...
Full view - About this book

New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 5

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...upon the eighth : when that is finished, I expect fifty pounds in good silver ; not such as I have had formerly. I am not obliged to take gold*, neither will I; nor stay for it beyond four and twenty hours after it is due. I thank you for the civility of your last letter in the...
Full view - About this book

New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 5

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...go upon the eighth : when that is finished, I expect fifty pounds in good silver; not such as I have had formerly. I am not obliged to take gold*, neither will I; nor stay for it beyond four and twenty hours after it is due. I thank you for the civility of your last letter in the...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1832
...there were at least forty shillings brass.' Again, I expect £50 in good silver, [not such as I have had formerly. I am not obliged to take gold, neither will I, nor stay for it, four and twenty hours after it is due. You always intended I should get nothing by the second subscriptions,...
Full view - About this book

The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - 1834
...shilling!, brass I" Again, (ibid., p. 122,) " I expect [..."ill in good silver, not such as I have bad formerly. I am not obliged to take gold, neither will I ; nor stay for it beyond four-and-twenty hours after it u due. You always intended I should get nothing by the second...
Full view - About this book

The Young Lady's Book of Classical Letters: Consisting of Epistolary ...

1836 - 320 pages
...upon the eighth : when that is finished, J expect fifty pounds in good silver ; not such as I have had formerly. I am not obliged to take gold,* neither will I ; nor stay for it beyond four-andtwenty hours after it is due. I thank you for the civility of your last letter in the...
Full view - About this book

The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...there were at lout forty »ft" linet briti.' Again, ' I expect 501. In foodiilvtr, not such as I have had formerly. I am not obliged to take gold, neither will I, nor stay for it, four an* twenty hours after It is due. You always Intended I should get nothing by the second subscriptions,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF