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" As we close it the club-room is before us, and the table on which stands the omelet for Nugent, and the lemons for Johnson. There are assembled those heads which live for ever on the canvas of Reynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke and the tall thin... "
Lights and Shadows of Artist Life and Character - Page 197
de James Smith - 1853 - 416 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...father-in-law. Macaulay (Essays, i. 407) says: — 'As we close Boswell's book, the club-room is before us, and the table on which stands the omelet for Nugent, and the lemons for Johnson.' It was from Mrs. Piozzi that Macaulay learnt of the omelet. Nugent was a Roman Catholic, and it was...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...father-in-law. Macaulay (Essays, i. 407) says: — 'As we close Boswell's book, the club-room is before us, and the table on which stands the omelet for Nugent, and the lemons for Johnson.' It was from Mrs. Piozzi that Macaulay tearnt of the omelet. Nugent was a Roman Catholic, and it was...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

1831 - 652 pages
...gratitude, that he has induced us to read Boswell's book again. As we close it, the club-room is before us, and the table on which stands the omelet for Nugent,...are assembled those heads which live for ever on the canvass of Reynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke, and the tall thin form of Langton ; the courtly...
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Parallel Universal History: Being an Outline of the History and Biography of ...

Philip Alexander Prince - 1838 - 702 pages
...the very letter. ' As we close this book,' say the Edinburgh reviewers, ' the club-room is before us, and the table on which stands the omelet for Nugent,...assembled those heads, which live for ever on the canvass of Reynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke, and the tall thin form of Langten ; the courtly...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840 - 516 pages
...Nugent, and the lemons for Johnson. There are assembled those heads which live forever on the canvass of Reynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke, and the tall thin form of Langton ; the courtly saeer of Beauclerk, and the beaming smile of Garrick; Gibbon tapping his snuffbox, and Sir Joshua with...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840 - 512 pages
...Nugent, and the lemons for Johnson. There are assembled those heads which live forever on the canvass of Reynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke, and the tall thin form of Laugton ; the courtly sneer of Beauclerk, and the beaming smile of Garrick ; Gibbon tapping his snuffbox,...
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Containing modern history, to the outbreak of the French Revolution

Philip Alexander Prince - 1843 - 776 pages
...the very letter. ' As we close this book,' say the Edinburgh reviewers, ' the club-room is before us, and the table on which stands the omelet for Nugent,...assembled those heads, which live for ever on the canvass of Keynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke; and the tall thin form of Laiiglon ; the courtly...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 782 pages
...gratitude, that he has induced us to read Boswell's book again. As we close it, the club-room is before us, of Tuscan literature. The poetry of Milton differs...from that of Dante, as the hieroglyphics of Egypt forever on the canvass of Reynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke and the tall thin form of Langton...
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The London Anecdotes for All Readers ...

Charles Maybury Archer - 1848 - 292 pages
...IN a paper in the Edinburgh Review, we find this cabinet picture : — The club-room is before us, and the table, on which stands the omelet for Nugent,...Beauclerc, and the beaming smile of Garrick ; Gibbon topping his snuffbox, and Sir Joshua with his trumpet in his ear. In the foreground is that strange...
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The Companion: After-dinner Table-talk

Robert Conger Pell - 1850 - 196 pages
...where else will you see such horses and such men?" DR. JOHNSON'S CLUB-ROOM. The club-room is before us, and the table on which stands the omelet for Nugent,...assembled those heads which live for ever on the canvas of Eeynolds. There are the spectacles of Burke, and the tall thin form of Langton ; the courtly sneer...
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