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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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Classic Cocktails

Salvatore Calabrese - 1997 - 191 páginas
...TO-MORROW SEAGER, EVANS & CO., LTD. LONDON, SE8. Opposite . Napoleons brandy, hero of the cocktail hour - "Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. " Samuel Johnson. couRVoI; , IER COGNAC ,LM VEUVE JOYEU5E BUCK'S Fizz Mr McGarry,...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...imagination, Sir, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as of a Duchess. 5099 Boswell - Life t dead of `e 5100 Boswell - Life A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk....
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 381 páginas
...imagination, Sir, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as of a Duchess. 2127 Boswell - Life Claret is the liquor for boys; port, for men; but...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. 2128 Boswell - Life A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk....
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Midsummer Magic

Catherine Coulter - 1998 - 412 páginas
...nineteen years. Doris, who had baked her wedding cake, was dabbing her eyes with the corner of her apron. Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; But he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. —SAMUEL JOHNSON Hawk raised his silver flask of brandy and drank deep. Instant...
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After-Dinner Drinks: Choosing, Serving and Enjoying

Jon Beckmann - 1999 - 118 páginas
...absolutely must try So sink into your club chair, lift your glass, and heed the words of Samuel Johnson: "(Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. " •. 'rh±s One HNC3-XXE-AP24 rm1 Choosing, Serving, JON BECK MANN CHRONICLE BOOKS...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce - 2010 - 440 páginas
...Sir Joshua Reynolds's. . . . Johnson harangued upon the qualities of different liquors; . . . [he] said, 'Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for...aspires to be a hero (smiling,) must drink brandy'" (Boswell, Life of Johnson [1791; rpt. London: Oxford University Press, 1970], 1016). AB attributes...
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The Wordsworth Book of Urban Legend

Rodney Dale - 2000 - 208 páginas
...Nelson was sent back in brandy, as befitted a national hero presumably according to Johnson's dictum: 'claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy'. Henry VI died of dysentery on an inconveniently hot August afternoon. The only...
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The Art of the Table: A Complete Guide to Table Setting, Table Manners, and ...

Suzanne Von Drachenfels - 2000 - 592 páginas
...Today, both Jacobite and amen glasses can be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Claret ui the liquor for boys; Port for men; But he who aspires to be a hero drink brandy. JAMES B osw ELL , LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, 1791 The brandy snifter, also known as a branth/...
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Maggie Needs an Alibi

Kasey Michaels - 2002 - 310 páginas
...Bernice Toland-James, that becoming pot-valiant would aid nothing. Still, as Samuel Johnson had said, "Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy." "Sterling? A brandy, if you please," he said as his friend was pouring himself...
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And I Quote, Revised Edition: The Definitive Collection of Quotes, Sayings ...

Ashton Applewhite, Tripp Evans, Andrew Frothingham - 2003 - 500 páginas
...Joyce Rebeta-Burditt • Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune. — Thomas Fuller Drink 181 • Claret is the liquor for 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...
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