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" ... were his own. Whereas at a tavern there is a general freedom from anxiety. You are sure you are welcome : and the more noise you make, the more trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Página 274
por James Boswell - 1831
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A History of the University Club of New York, 1865-1915

James Waddel Alexander - 1914 - 662 páginas
...quotation from the lexicographer, which indicates his opinion of what was in that day the dub in embryo: "No, sir! there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness has been produced as by a good tavern." Lord Byron once said of a certain club: "A pleasant club —...
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Old Taverns of New York

William Harrison Bayles - 1915 - 526 páginas
...make, the more trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servant will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do,...by which so much happiness is produced as by a good inn." Another writer, whose name is unrecorded or lost in the sweep of time, has said that the tavern...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 páginas
...in London all that life can afford.' As he loved London, so he loved a tavern for its sociability. 'Sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived...so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern.' 'A tavern chair is the throne of human felicity.' Personal words are often upon his lips, such as 'love'...
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Engelska bilder i fred och krig 1906-1916, 1918

August Brunius - 1918 - 144 páginas
...tänkas utslungadt med humoristiskt eftertryck och avbrutet av eftertryckliga knackningar i bordskivan : >No, Sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness has been produced as by a good tavern.-» Platsen var väl vald. Med den breda ryggen stödd mot väggen...
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Penny Plain

O. Douglas - 1920 - 324 páginas
..."There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves* so well aa at a capital tavern. . . . No, Sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced aa by a good tavern or inn." — DE. JOHNSON. PAMELA and David between them carried the day, and a...
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The Volta Review, Volume 27

1925
...advertising. The pages in the magazines which celebrate these hotels elaborate Dr. Johnson's famous sentence. "There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a lessened hearing. This is true of all work performed by the deafened. In proportion as they are experts....
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Harper's Anthology: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 894 páginas
...the more noise you make, the more trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity...been contrived by man, by which so much happiness 502 is produced as by a good tavern or inn." 1 He then repeated, 1776 with great emotion, Shenstone's...
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The Book of the Cheese: Being Traits and Stories of "Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese ...

Thomas Wilson Reid - 1926 - 92 páginas
...admiration of his own age and remain as recommendations to the reverence of posterity. ' No, Sir I there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness has been produced as by a good tavern. — JOHNSON.' " Hard by are two interesting old prints, one...
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The Buried Past: An Archaeological History of Philadelphia

John L. Cotter, Daniel G. Roberts, Michael Parrington - 1992 - 524 páginas
...the welcomer you are. No servant will attend you with alacrity which waiters do, who are incited bv the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion...there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man bv which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn. — Samuel Johnson, in Boswell's...
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Rum Punch & Revolution: Taverngoing & Public Life in Eighteenth Century ...

Peter Thompson - 1999 - 265 páginas
...things you call for, the weleomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which servants do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please" (Life of Johnson, 697). 8. Provincial Council, Oct. 28, 1756, 7:340. For a description of this quartering...
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