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57 example sentences with  holcroft

57 example sentences with holcroft

Know, then, that he has found means to obtain leave from Bonaparte, without making use of any incredible romantic pretences, as some have done, who never meant to fulfil them, to come home; and I have seen him here and at Holcroft's.

Now then be sorry for Holcroft, whose new play, called "The Vindictive Man," was damned about a fortnight since.

I want you, you don't know how much; but if I had you here in my European garret, we should but talk over such stuff as I have written, soThose "Tales from Shakspeare" are near coming out, and Mary has begun a new work, Mr. Dawe is turned author; he has been in such a way lately,Dawe the painter, I mean,he sits and stands about at Holcroft's and says nothing, then sighs, and leans his head on his hand.

Holcroft had finished his life when I wrote to you, and Hazlitt has since finished his life,I do not mean his own life, but he has finished a life of Holcroft, which is going to press.

Holcroft had finished his life when I wrote to you, and Hazlitt has since finished his life,I do not mean his own life, but he has finished a life of Holcroft, which is going to press.

It was long before I had the most distant cognition of her; but at last together we made her out to be Louisa, the daughter of Mrs. Topham, formerly Mrs. Morton, who had been Mrs. Reynolds, formerly Mrs. Kenney, whose first husband was Holcroft, the dramatic writer of the last century.

Rumor tells us that Miss Holcroft is married.

Lamb first met William Godwin (1756-1836), the philosopher, probably through the instrumentality of their mutual friend Thomas Holcroft, not long after Gillray had satirised Lamb and Lloyd, in his plate in the first number of The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, August, 1798, as a frog and a toad, seated in the vicinity of Coleridge and Southey and reading together a volume labelled "Blank Verse, by Toad and Frog."

He married Louisa Mercier, daughter of Louis Sebastian Mercier, the French critic, and widow of Lamb's earlier friend, Thomas Holcroft.

William Godwin, perhaps alone among Lamb's friends, quite answers to the description of leader of novel philosophies and systems; but there had been also Thomas Holcroft and John Thelwall among the Lambs' acquaintance.

Sir Christopher in "Inkle and Yarico," by the younger Colman; Old Dornton in Holcroft's "Road to Ruin."

Holcroft, Thomas, 376.

Louisa was Louisa Holcroft.

[Harwood was Harwood Holcroft.

Fanny was Fanny Holcroft, Mrs. Kenney's stepdaughter.

Fanny was Fanny Holcroft.

Fanny Holcroft is just come in, with her paternal severity of aspect.

Here should come a charming letter to Louisa Holcroft dated June, offering her a room at Enfield "pretty cheap, only two smiles a week."] LETTER 396 CHARLES LAMB TO JOHN BATES DIBDIN Friday, someday in June, 1826.

Here should come a letter from Lamb to Louisa Holcroft, dated October 2, 1828, in which, so soon after Mary Lamb's determination to be the letter writer of the family, he says, "Mary Lamb has written her last letter in this world," adding that he has been left her writing legatee.

Here should come a letter from Lamb to Louisa Holcroft, dated December 5, 1828.

Louisa Holcroft was a daughter of Thomas Holcroft, Lamb's friend, whose widow married Kenney.

Louisa Holcroft was a daughter of Thomas Holcroft, Lamb's friend, whose widow married Kenney.

Rumour tells us that Miss Holcroft is married; though the varlet has not had the grace to make any communication to us on the subject.

Louisa Holcroft married Carlyle's friend Badams, a manufacturer and scientific experimentalist of Birmingham, with whom the philosopher spent some weeks in 1827 in attempting a cure for dyspepsia (see the Early Recollections).

"O ma'am, who do you think Miss Ouldcroft (they pronounce it Holcroft) has been working a cap for?"

Translated by Thomas Holcroft] LETTER 530 CHARLES LAMB TO GEORGE DYER Feb. 22nd, 1831.

Here should come a letter from Lamb to Louisa Badams (nÊe Holcroft), dated December 31, 1832, not available for this edition, in which, after some plain speaking about the Westwoods, Lamb refers to the murder of Mr. Danby at Enfield by Fare and two other men on the night of December 19, and says that he had been in their company at the inn a little before, and the next morning was asked to give his evidence.

B Badams, Carlyle's friend Mrs., nÊe Louisa Holcroft.

Hissing, Lamb on Holcroft, Fanny Harwood Louisa Thomas Mrs. Thomas.

Thank you for Holcroft's "Life," which is extremely curious and interesting.

Mr. Holcroft (the author of the Road to Ruin) was one of the most violent and fiery-spirited of all that motley crew of persons, who attended the Sunday meetings at Wimbledon.

His opponent without manifesting the least emotion, replied, "Mr. Holcroft, when is it that I am to dine with you?

Such were the words of the original preface, which was suppressed for a short time owing to the fears caused by the trial of Horne Tooke, Thomas Holcroft and other revolutionists, with whom Godwin was in profound sympathy.

The Follies of a Day by T. Holcroft (1745-1809) is borrowed from Beaumarchais.

Holcroft, The Deserted Daughter (altered into The Steward).

The part that placed me [Walter Lacy] in the position of a light comedian was "Cheveril," in The Steward, altered from Holcroft's Deserted Daughter.

Holcroft, The Deaf and Dumb (1785).

Holcroft, Deaf and Dumb (1785.)

Holcroft, The Deaf and Dumb, iii. 2. (1785).

DEAF AND DUMB (The), a comedy by Thomas Holcroft.

Holcroft, The Deaf and Dumb (1785).

Robert Merry, who signed himself Della Crusca, James Cobb, a farce-writer, James Boswell (biographer of Dr. Johnson), O'Keefe, Morton, Reynolds, Holcroft, Sheridan, Colman the younger, Mrs. H. Cowley, and Mrs. Robinson were its best exponents.

DESERTED DAUGHTER (The), a comedy by Holcroft.

Holcroft, The Deaf and Dumb (1785).

Holcroft, The Deserted Daughter (altered into The Steward).

Holcroft, The Road to Euin (1792).

Holcroft, The Deaf and Dumb (1785).

Holcroft, The Deserted Daughter (1785).

O ma'am, who do you think Miss Ouldcroft (they pronounce it Holcroft) has been working a cap for?' 'A child," answered Mary, in true Shandean female simplicity.'

Later the play was taken in hand by Thomas Holcroft and made more dramatic.

1847; and on the following day, Mr. Thomas Holcroft complained by letter of a misrepresentation of his father by Mr. Cottle.

HOLCROFT, Thomas, Memoirs, 3 vols., London, 1816.

"' Thomas Holcroft, who in childhood wandered far and wide with his father, a pedlar, was at Nottingham during the race-week of the year 1756 or 1757, and saw in its youth the horse which Johnson so much admired in its old age.

Memoirs of Thomas Holcroft, i. 70.

HOLCROFT, Thomas, lxx.

That he could play comic characters chastely was amply shown in his Polonius; and touch the finer feelings of our nature was exemplified in his Old Dornton, in Holcroft's catching play of the Road to Ruin.

HOLCROFT, THOMAS, journalist and political novelist, born in London;