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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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Everyone Comes to Elaine's: Forty Years of Movie Stars, All-Stars, Literary ...

A. E. Hotchner - 2004 - 266 páginas
...welcome; and the mare noise you make the mare trouble you give, the mare things you call far, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity...incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in propartion as they please. No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been cantrived by man, by which...
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A Dales Companion and Other Stories

Norman Harrison
...fellowship, good ale and good conversation resulted in a memorable afternoon... as far as I can recall. "There is nothing which has yet been contrived by...so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern." I felt it felicitous to remark, finding once again one of the Dr J's bon mots entirely apposite. We...
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Karen Brown's Ireland: Exceptional Places to Stay and Itineraries

June Brown - 2006 - 220 páginas
...Map: 2 Hunter's Hotel has adopted Samuel Johnson's words as a creed and they certainly describe it: "There is nothing which has yet been contrived by...by which so much happiness is produced as by a good inn." Dating back to the 1720s, the hotel retains its old-world charm with creaking wooden floorboards,...
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Classic Cocktails: A Modern Shake

Mark Kingwell - 2007 - 240 páginas
...Well, it is for people who like drinks. That is, those happy creatures who agree with Dr. Johnson that "there is nothing which has yet been contrived by...so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern"; who think, sometimes anyway, that a barstool may be considered "the throne of human felicity." More...
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The Numismatic Circular, Volumes 30-32

1922
...the more noise you make the more trouble you give, the more good things you call lor, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity...they please. No, Sir, there is nothing which has yet Ьеел contrived by man by which so much happiness has been produced as by a good tavern or inn,"...
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The Idler: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 28

1906
...Europe. Dr. Johnson, a man not very easily pleased, has left his opinion on record when he said, " There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man,...which so much happiness is produced "as by a good inn." Shcnstonc, too, wrote on one of the hotel windows at Henley : " Whoe'er has travell'd life's...
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All the Year Round

1890
...the more noise you make, the more trouble yon give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do ; who are incited by the pros pect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, sir, there is nothing which has...
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King's Photographic Views of New York

Moses King - 1895 - 734 páginas
...CITY." "KING'S HANDBOOK OF BOSTON," Etc., Etc. 1894-1895. BOSTON, MASS. PUBLISHED BY MOSES KING. " There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which as much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn." — DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON. The first section...
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The United Service Magazine, Volume 62

1850
...columns of those not inured to such a mode of travelling. CHAPTER II. "Sir, there is nothing which has been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced, as a good tavern or inn." — Dr. Johnson. Had the learned doctor whose words are quoted above ever visited...
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