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" Poor stuff! No, sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port, for men : but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Página 251
por James Boswell - 1907
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California Inter Pocula, Volume 35

Hubert Howe Bancroft - 1888 - 828 páginas
...expressed great contempt for claret, saying, " a man would be drowned by it before it made him drunk. Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men, but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavor of brandy is most grateful to the palate, and then...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1889
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate...claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but le who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In tho first place, the flavour of brandy...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1889
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate...sensation. He shook his head, and said, " Poor stuff 1 No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling)...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - 1889 - 701 páginas
...name; ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation. 1210 Robert Hall : Gregory's Life of. Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. 1211 Johnson: BusweW s Life of Johnson. 1779. Vol. iii. Ch. 14. (lioutledge edition.)...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations, English and Latin: With an Appendix ...

1889 - 899 páginas
...thought? Even in th' oppressive grasp of poverty It can enlarge, and bid the soul be free. <j. HORACE. Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. n. ' SAM'L JOHNSON— gasmen's Life of Johnson. There is a devil in every berry...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 páginas
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim. but from immediate...sensation. He shook his head, and said, " Poor stuff 1 No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men : but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling)...
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The Onondagan, Volume 1892

1891
...Miss Abbott. — " Look down, you Gods, And on this couple drop a blessed crown." HH Bradley. — " Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; But he who aspires to be a hero, Must drink something stronger. ' ' JH Car/rey — ' ' Mine honors are my life ; "Take honors from me...
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Drinks of the World, Volume 1

James Mew, John Ashton - 1892 - 356 páginas
...by it, before it made him drunk.' He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judgenot from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate...brandy. In the first place the flavour of brandy is the most grateful to the palate, and then brandy will do soonest for a man what drinking can do for...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 74

1894
...manner, the addition of a single word gives liveliness to the famous speech in whicli Johnson said, " No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy." Smiling was added in the revise. Though I have by no means come to the end of Boswell's corrections,...
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The Medical Bulletin: A Monthly Journal of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 17

1895
...Cauliflower. " Why, here he comes, strutting like a turkey-cock." Mumm's Extra Dry. " Claret is good for boys, port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink champagne. " — Boswell's Johnson. Sorbet, Berks County Medical Society. Cigarettes. "...
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