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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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English Texts & Contexts 2: An Outcomes Approach to Stage 5

F. Pollock - 2004 - 298 páginas
...who has not seen Italy/ said Dr Johnson, the English writer, 'is always conscious of an inferiority. The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean.' The Grand Tourists' fathers spent as much as £10 000 a year, for three to five years, to round off...
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Philosophy in the Ancient World: An Introduction

James A. Arieti - 2005 - 420 páginas
...way. What he actually said (as reported by Boswell) was, "A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen...travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean" (Boswdl's Life of Johnson, ed. George Birkbeck Hill [New York: Harper & Brothers, nd], 41-42). 2. Herodotus...
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Europa interdisziplinär: Probleme und Perspektiven heutiger Europastudien

Brigitte Glaser, Hermann Josef Schnackertz - 2005 - 232 páginas
...not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority", bemerkte Dr. Johnson 1776 und fügte hinzu: „The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranian,"2 Lord James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson. Ed. GB Hill, rev. LF Powell. Oxford...
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From Stonehenge to Samarkand: An Anthology of Archaeological Travel Writing

Brian Fagan - 2006 - 318 páginas
...for the aristocracy. "Sir," pronounced Dr. Samuel Johnson, "a man who has not been to Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen...grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean."3 An Excursion to Acquire Taste Until the late sixteenth century, the journey through...
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Pictures and Popery: Art and Religion in England, 1660-1760

Clare Haynes - 2006 - 252 páginas
...Johnson (1709-84), who never visited Italy, remarked that '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'. These remarks are quoted frequently to demonstrate the cultural and social power of the grand tour....
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Lady Morgan's Italy: Anglo-Irish Sensibilities and Italian Realities

Donatella Abbate Badin - 2007 - 301 páginas
...Johnson (who had not taken the Grand Tour himself) could say "A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen...travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean" (Boswell's Life of Johnson, April 11 th , 1776, qtd. in Pfister, 8). In the latter part of the century...
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The Pursuit of Glory: Europe, 1648-1815

T. C. W. Blanning - 2007 - 764 páginas
...was the sine qua non. As Dr Samuel Johnson observed: 'Sir, a man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen...travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean', for 'all our religion, all our arts, almost all that sets us above savages, has come from the shores...
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Around the World: The Grand Tour in Photo Albums

Barbara Levine, Kirsten Jensen - 2007 - 216 páginas
...during their journey. Samuel Johnson once remarked that "a man who has not been to ltaly, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see." His pithy remark, however, also sums up the dilemma faced by those who were able to travel to foreign...
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From Michelangelo to Mozzarella: The Complete Italian IQ Quiz

Stephen J. Spignesi - 2007 - 324 páginas
...which other places, other countries, lost long ago." 9. "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." 10. "All Italians are plunderers. Not all, but a good part." 11. "Italy, and the spring and first love...
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Modern Art and the Idea of the Mediterranean

Vojtech Jirat-Wasiuty?ski, Anne Elizabeth Dymond, Vojt?ch Jirat-Wasiuty?ski - 2007 - 337 páginas
...their foreign policy for economic and cultural reasons. In the words of Dr Johnson, recorded in 1776: 'The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On these shores were the four great Empires of the world; the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian and the...
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