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" A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see. The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Página 35
por James Boswell - 1816
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: March 19, 1776-Dec. 13, 1784

James Boswell - 1907 - 634 páginas
...said, " A man who has m in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen wh expected a man should see. The grand object of travelling is to see the of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great Empires of the the Assyrian, the Persian,...
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The Classic Mediterranean

John Bancroft Devins - 1910 - 268 páginas
...that the grand object of traveling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean, on which have rested the four great empires of the world : the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian and the Roman. He maintains that all of our religion, nearly all of our law, the majority of our arts, almost all...
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Life of Admiral Sir Charles Saunders, K.B.

Edward Salmon - 1914 - 242 páginas
...his preparations for the command of that sea " on whose shores," as Dr. Johnson said, had existed " the four great Empires of the world — the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman." The Mediterranean, the cradle and burial-place of Empires, was to contribute its full share to the...
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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1916 - 370 páginas
...A journey to Italy was still in his thoughts. He said, "A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen...is expected a man should see. The grand object of traveling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great Empires of...
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Harper's Anthology: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 924 páginas
...that he has good reasons for it." 34 He [Johnson] said, "A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen...is expected a man should see. The grand object of traveling. is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great empires of...
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Harper's Anthology for College Courses in Composition and Literature ...: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926
...that he has good reasons for it." 34 He [Johnson] said, "A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen...is expected a man should see. The grand object of traveling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were .the four great empires of...
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The Journey is Everything: A Journal of the Seventies

Helen Bevington - 1983 - 208 páginas
...left home, I memorized Dr. Johnson's lapidary statement: "A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see." Dr. Johnson never got to Italy, but this is true if a man hasn't seen the Certosa of Pavia, what Stendhal...
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Travelers to an Antique Land: The History and Literature of Travel to Greece

Robert Eisner - 1993 - 340 páginas
..."Sir," Samuel Johnson intoned from his armchair, "a man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected...travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean." The schoolbooks may claim that the Middle East, specifically Mesopotamia, was the cradle of civilization,...
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Travel-associated Disease: Papers Based on a Conference Organised by the ...

Gordon Charles Cook - 1995 - 224 páginas
...of education; in the elder, a part of experience. . .' Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) considered '. . . the grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean'. Many present day travellers set their sights considerably further away than that! Robert Louis Stevenson...
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The Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Italies of British Travellers : an Annotated ...

Manfred Pfister - 1996 - 554 páginas
...man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what is expected a man should see. The grand object of...travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean." (Boswell's Life of Johnson, April 1 1th, 1776) Of course, Dr. Johnson, who himself never made it to...
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