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" Johnson appeared bustling about, with an ink-horn and pen in his buttonhole, like an exciseman; and on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property, which was to be disposed of, answered, " We are not here to sell a parcel of... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Página 365
por James Boswell - 1821
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - 1894 - 313 páginas
...inkhorn and pen in his button-hole, like an exciseman, and on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed...potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice." Johnson: My dear friend, clear your mind of cant. You may talk as other people do; you may say to a...
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Up and Down the Thames: From London Bridge to Hampton Court, and from London ...

1894 - 121 páginas
...sale Dr. Johnson, who was a friend of the Thrales', said, "We are not here to sell a parcel of bottles and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice ! " And he was not wide of the mark ! RtGHT. through those long years in which he was carrying on his...
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The Municipal Parks, Gardens, and Open Spaces of London: Their History and ...

John James Sexby - 1898 - 646 páginas
...inkhorn and pen in his buttonhole, like an Excise-man ; and that on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed of, answered, "We are mt here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - 1899 - 325 páginas
...inkhorn and pen in his button-hole, like an exciseman, and on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed...potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice." Johnson: My dear friend, clear your mind of cant. You may talk as other people do ; you may say to...
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Concord, Volumes 16-19

1901
...pen in his button-hole, and, on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property to be disposed of, answered, ' We are not here to...potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.' " The power of acquiring wealth by the brewing trade was a reality ; and it was a reality not at once...
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Extension Science: Information Systems in Agricultural Development

Niels Roling - 1988 - 233 páginas
...auctioned off the contents of the Anchor Brewery, he made the following promise: 'We are not here to sell boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.' Dr Johnson was right 200 years ago, and there is abundant evidence that he still is today. Advertising...
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Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race

Edward Wilmot Blyden - 1994 - 432 páginas
...that when the sale of Thrale's Brewery was going forward, Johnson was asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed of. He replied, " We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing...
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The Impact Of Ash Deposition On Coal Fired Plants: Proceedings of the ...

Jim Williamson - 1994 - 423 páginas
...combustion and confus'd events New-hatch'd to the woful time" [Shakespeare, t605] Plant manufacturers: " We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats,...potentiality of growing rich, beyond the dreams of avarice. " [Johnson, 1781] Boiler operators: "/ sell here, Sir, what all the world desires - POWER" [Boulton,...
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A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time

John Brinckerhoff Jackson - 1994 - 212 páginas
...a living. When Dr. Johnson had the job of auctioning off the brewery of his friend Piozzi, he said, "We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats,...potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice." Remember that when you pass an auto junkyard. 13 Truck City The twentieth-century reality: architecture...
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The Annals of London: A Year-by-year Record of a Thousand Years of History

John Richardson - 2000 - 408 páginas
...Thrale died this year. When Johnson was asked what he thought the value of the business was, he replied, 'We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats,...potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.' The brewery had its origins in a brewhouse first noted in 1634, It was substantially enlarged by Edmund...
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