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1) §7. His "Anecdotes of Painting in England, Castle of Otranto" and "Historic Doubts on Richard III". XI. Letter-Writers. Vol. 10. The Age of Johnson. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...a distinctive subject, is of occasional use as well as of some interest. The next work, Anecdotes of Painting in England, also printed at the Strawberry hill press...

2) §32. Effect of Johnson s death; Mrs. Piozzi s "Anecdotes" and Sir John Hawkins s "Life". VIII. Johnson and Boswell. Vol. 10. The Age of Johnson. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Piozzi wrote her account, she had heard of nine others already written or in preparation. Her Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson (1786) has a place by itself. It...

3) 13. Publishing Incidents and Anecdotes. Bok, Edward William. 1921. The Americanization of Edward Bok
...Maurier s Trilby was in every one s hands. 1 Don t you believe it, said one of the diners. I ll warrant you could take a portion of some well-known story to-night...

4) Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Nichols, John
...2nd, 1745, d. November 26th, 1826). Brief Memoirs of Mr. Bowyer (1778), Biographical Anecdotes of William Hogarth (1781), Anecdotes of Bowyer and many of his Literary...

5) anecdote. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Secret or hitherto undivulged particulars of history or biography. French, from Greek anekdota, unpublished items : an-, not; see a-1 + ekdota, neuter pl. of ekdotos,...

6) 58927. Thoreau, Henry David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:58927 QUOTATION:The anecdotes of modern astronomy affect me in the same way as do those faint revelations of the Real which are vouchsafed to men from time...

7) 31253. Johnson, Samuel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...it were impossible. ATTRIBUTION:Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons (1797). quoted in Anecdotes by William...

8) 7384. Walter Goodman. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 7384 AUTHOR: Walter Goodman QUOTATION: He uses anecdotes for the same reason other people climb mountains—they are there. ATTRIBUTION: On Robert Sam Anson,...

9) anecdotage. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Anecdotes considered as a group....

10) Paras. 1-50. Franklin, Benjamin. 1909-14. His Autobiography. The Harvard Classics
...the Bishop of St. Asaph s, 1 1771. DEAR SON: I have ever had pleasure in obtaining any little anecdotes of my ancestors. You may remember the inquiries I made among...

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