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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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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 páginas
...extenuate"; and the water, put nought in in malice. k. DOUGLAS JERROLD — Jerrold's Wit. Shakespeare Grog. . k. Romeo and Juliet. Act III. Sc. 3. must drink brandy. I. SAM'L JOHNSON — Boswclts Life of Johnson. 1779. But that which most doth take...
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Gleanings from the Natural History of the Ancients

Morgan George Watkins - 1896 - 258 páginas
...looked at it in a ftate like that of the fea-god Glaucus, whofe original nature can no longer be 1 " Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men : but he who afpires to be a hero " (fmiling) " muft drink brandy." (Bofwell, vol. iii., p. 411, ed. 1816.) Natural...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 50

Arthur Cayley Headlam - 1900
...genius of Boswell, who by a single word added liveliness to the famous speech in which 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. Boswell died on May 19, 1/95, and Dr. Hill's rather too short Centenary...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1900 - 726 páginas
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not teem for the courage with which you contracted them,...the spirit with which you endure them. I wish my est I No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port for men: but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must...
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Tilbury Nogo

George John Whyte-Melville - 1900 - 352 páginas
...seemed to be much of old Doctor Johnson's opinion, as regarded fluids — " Claret is all very well for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero, sir (smiling), should drink brandy ! " The usual toasts having been got through, and the company in...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 5

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1901
...persuaded," says Boswell, "to drink one glass of it [claret]. He shook his head, and said, ' Poor stuff I — No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boyS ; port for...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy.' " — Boswell's Life of Johnson, 1848, p. 627.] 3. [" While the ship . . . was in sight she steered...
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New York State Journal of Medicine, Volume 7

1907
...Strong wine and honey for his morning draught." Vol. 7, No. 10 October, 1907 NEW BOOKS. Boswell — "Claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy." By the time we have p1oeressed thus far in this fascinating book we are reeling...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 páginas
...found that generally what was new was false." Life of Joknson (Boswell). Vol. tii. Chap. cm. 1779. Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. ibid. A Frenchman must be always talking, whether he knows anything of the matter...
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The Banquet Book: A Classified Collection of Quotations Designed for General ...

Cuyler Reynolds - 1902 - 475 páginas
...a quart; 64 in a gallon ; 2,016 in a barrel; 4,032 in a hogshead. proper Mines for Certain Courses Claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. SAMUEL JOHNSON, Boswclfs Life. proper IJQUnes for Certain Courses Clams, raw . ....
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West American History, Volume 32

Hubert Howe Bancroft - 1902
...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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