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The Works of Richard Savage, Esq., Son of the Earl Rivers: With an Account ...
Richard Savage,Samuel Johnson
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Pàgina ix - ... reckoning and return home; but his expectations deceived him, for Sir Richard told him that he was without money, and that the pamphlet must be sold before the dinner could be paid for; and Savage was therefore obliged to go and offer their new production to sale for two guineas, which with some difficulty he obtained.
Pàgina viii - Savage came as he had promised, found the chariot at the door, and Sir Richard waiting for him and ready to go out. What was intended, and whither they were to go, Savage could not conjecture, and was not willing to inquire, but immediately seated himself with Sir Richard.
Pàgina xv - During a considerable part of the time in which he was employed upon this performance he was without lodging, and often without meat; nor had he any other conveniences for study than the fields or the streets allowed him; there he used to walk and form his speeches, and afterwards step into a shop, beg for a few moments the use of the pen and ink, and write down what he had composed upon paper which he had picked up by accident.
Pàgina viii - Dealer ; from which he quotes this strong saying of the generous Sir Richard Steele, that ' the inhumanity of his mother had given him a right to find every good man his father.
Pàgina xlvi - It was his peculiar happiness, that he scarcely ever found a stranger whom he did not leave a friend ; but it must likewise be added, that he had not often a friend long, without obliging him to become a stranger.
Pàgina ii - Savage. Born with a legal claim to honour and to affluence, he was in two months illegitimated by the parliament and disowned by his mother, doomed to poverty and obscurity, and launched upon the ocean of life, only that he might be swallowed by its quicksands or dashed upon its rocks.