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Thrale

[ threyl ]

noun

  1. Hester Lynch Hester Lynch Piozzi, 1741–1821, Welsh writer and friend of Samuel Johnson.


Thrale

/ θreɪl /

noun

  1. ThraleHester Lynch17411821FEnglishWRITING: writer of memoirs Hester Lynch, known as Mrs Thrale or (later) Mrs Piozzi (née Salusbury ). 1741–1821, English writer of memoirs, noted for her friendship with Dr Johnson. Her works include Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson (1786) and Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson (1788)


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Married off to Henry Thrale, a rich, priapic brewer, she bore him twelve children, of whom only four survived into adult life.

What is here stated regarding Thrale's origin, on 009 the alleged authority of Johnson, is incorrect.

It had been well for Mrs. Thrale and her guests if there had existed no more serious objection to Johnson as an inmate.

Two of Mrs. Thrale's marginal notes on Boswell refer to her illustrious friend's mode of eating.

He loved late hours, or more properly (say Mrs. Thrale) hated early ones.

Mrs. Thrale awards the palm of excellence in the same path to Johnson.

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