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" Why, Sir, you \ find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. \ No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life ; for there is in London all that life can afford. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Página 196
por James Boswell - 1816
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Notes and Queries

1872 - 612 páginas
...find so much amusement." — Cray, in 1764. " Why, Sir, you find no man at all intellectual who it willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired...for there is in London all that life can afford." — Dr. Johnson, in 1777. JONATHAN BOT/CHIER. VOLTAIBE AND DR. JOHNSON. — It is of sufficient importance...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 376 páginas
...succeeded in that which he has endeavoured to do." ' London life had lost to him none of its charms. ' When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life...for there is in London all that life can afford.' And when in the last autumn that he was ever to see, he had gone into the country in the hope that...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

1879 - 346 páginas
...learning does no good, and his wit, if he has it, gives us no pleasure." — Mrs. Piozzi. LONDON. — I suggested a doubt that, if I were to reside in London,...for there is in London all that life can afford."— Boswell. TEA. — His defence of tea against Mr. Jonas lianway's violent attack upon that elegant and...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

1879 - 319 páginas
...relished it in occasional visits might go off, and I might grow tired of it. Johnson: "Why, sir, yon find no man at all intellectual who is willing to...of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."—Boswell. TEA.—His defence of tea against Mr. Jonas Hanway's violent attack upon that elegant...
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Library Magazine of American and Foreign Thought, Volume 1

1880 - 788 páginas
...ambition of the other. • ' When a man is tired of London, " said Dr. Johnson on one occasion to Boswell, "he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." And again: — "Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude o) this city, you must not...
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The Red Dragon: The National Magazine of Wales, Volume 7

Charles Wilkins - 1885
...the most brilliant men of a brilliant period. Can we now wonder at his confession of faith, that " when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life...for there is in London all that life can afford." Non omnia posswinun omnes, as Partridge confessed on an embarrassing occasion, and if Johnson ridiculed...
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The Rudiments of English Grammar and Composition

James Hamblin Smith - 1882 - 204 páginas
...43. Nay, sit, nay, sit, good cousin Capulet ; For you and I are past our dancing days. Rom. 1, 5, 32. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life...; for there is in London all that life can afford. — -Johnson. Is there more toil ? Since thou dost give me pains, Let me remember thee what thou hast...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - 1882 - 638 páginas
...are one or the other for weeks." Dr. Johnson asserted in another conversation upon the metropolis : " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life...for there is in London all that life can afford." That fellow seems to me to possess but one idea, and that is a wrong one. Of a dull, tiresome fellow....
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Sunday talk (ed. by C. Church).

Cyril Church - 1883 - 854 páginas
...generation after this, when he became the great literary dictator,, how differently he speaks — ' Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life ; for there isin London all that life can afford.' " Next appeared the "Life of Savage" — Savage, the Earl's...
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Doctor Johnson: His Life, Works & Table Talk

James Macaulay - 1884 - 156 páginas
...tired of London, and lose the exquisite zest with which occasional visits are relished, Johnson said, " Why, sir, you find no man at all intellectual who...for there is in London all that life can afford." * # * He said also, " There is no place where economy can be so well practised as in London; more can...
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