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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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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 páginas
...The Doorstep, st, 12 a"Fill our bowls; once more," — according to differing versions, Brandy, — Claret is the liquor for boys : port for men : but he who aspires to be a hero must drmk brandy, , , , Brandy will do soonest for a man what drinking can do for him, SAMUEL JOHNSON,...
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Beverages and Sauces of Colonial Virginia, 1607-1907

1906 - 110 páginas
...vermouth. Add a two-pound lump of ice, and three oranges and one pineapple sliced. Serve in flat glasses. "Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy." Mode. — Pour three pints of boiling water over one and one-fourth pounds of loaf...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1852
...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...boys ; port for men : but he who aspires to be a hero 1 Mr. Mauritius Lowe, a painter.— MALONE. (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavour...
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A Ship of Solace

Elinor Mordaunt - 1911 - 269 páginas
...and making fast the ripping sail till there was time to repair it properly. CHAPTER XX " Claret is a liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy."— SAMUEL JOHNSON. THAT the fatal rule of three holds good on board ship as well...
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Number Seventeen

Louis Tracy - 1919 - 332 páginas
...therefore, he elected for the port. "You are right, too," said Forbes. "You remember Dr. Johnson's dictum: 'Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy'? Tonight, not aspiring to the heroic, we'll stick to port." "It is a curious fact...
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The Bartlett Mystery

Louis Tracy - 1919 - 314 páginas
...take a pull at this!" And the decanter was pushed across the table. " Didn't Dr. Johnson once say that claret is the liquor for boys, port for men, but he who aspires to be a hero should drink brandy? And you must be a hero to-night. Get onto the Bureau and use the soft pedal. Then...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 páginas
...morning, would have proved a coward. Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) English statesman, man of letters Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-17984) English author, lexicographer The more characteristic...
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And I Quote: The Definitive Collection of Quotes, Sayings, and Jokes for the ...

Ashton Applewhite, Tripp Evans, Andrew Frothingham - 1992 - 499 páginas
...sport. Eventually the whole family gets to play. — Joyce Rebeta-Burditt Claret is the liquor foi boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. — Samuel Johnson I don't drink any more — just the same amount. — Joe E. Lewis...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 páginas
...philosopher. The Varieties of Religious Experience, Lectures 14-15, "The Value of Saintliness" (1 902). 32 \ ] 5! must drink brandy. SAMUEL JOHNSON (1 709-841, English author, lexicographer. Quoted in: Boswell, Life...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 páginas
...I. 19 (performed 1598, published 1616). Repr. in The Complete Plays, vol. 1 , ed. GA WMkes(1981). 17 Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. SAMUEL JOHNSON, (1709-1784) British author, lexicographer. Quoted in )ames Boswell,...
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