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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 ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Sivu 25
tekijä(t) James Boswell - 1831
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Liberty Review: A Magazine of Politics, Economics, and Sociology..., Nide 24

1908
...set down as evidence of physical and mental disease, since Johnson, with pontifical pomposity, said, "Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of l1fe." As the Times newspaper remarked yesterday : " As for Dr. Johnson, prejudices throve in his mind...

All the Year Round

1894
...occasion, when Boswell suggested that as a constant résidant he might grow tired of it, exclaimed : " Why, sir, you find no man at all Intellectual who...for there is in London all that life can afford." Notwithstanding which opinion, we find Johnson indulging in a grumblu against certain shortcomings...

All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal

1894
...Boswell suggested that as a constant resident he might grow tired of it, exclaimed : " Why, sir, yon find no man at all intellectual who is willing to...for there is in London all that life can afford." Notwithstanding which opinion, we find Johnson indulging in a grumble against certain shortcomings...

The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-time Literature, Nide 1

1888
...London is not to be conceived but by those who have been in it." " Why, sir, you find no man, who is at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London....when a man is tired of London he is tired of life" (18. C. ii. 123). " The town is my element ; there are my friends, there are my books, to which I have...

The Living Age ..., Nide 203

1894
...London in the Poets. lind no man at all intellectual who is willing to leave London. No, sir, when л man is tired of London he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford." Notwithstanding which opinion, we find Johnson indulging in a grumble against certain shortcomings...

Methodist Magazine, Nide 42

1895
...across the Strand, at the thought of so much life. " When a man is tired of London," says Dr. Johnson, " he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford." WESTMINSTER ABBEY. As a sanctuary, temple and tomb, this glorious Abbey has won the attention of successive...

The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry Between Pope and Wordsworth: By ...

Myra Reynolds - 1896 - 290 sivua
...hanging in London to a natural death out of, it,s have their true prototypes in the classical age. " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life," is Dr. Johnson's dictum. Gibbon said 1 Pope : Letters, Vol. I, p. 73. 2 Pope : A Farewell to London,...

Syllabi of the American Society for the Extension of University Teaching

American Society for Extension of University Teaching - 1897
...George the First knew nothing, and desired to know nothing ; did nothing, and desired to do nothing." " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life." " As I know more of mankind, I expect less of them." " About the things on which the public thinks...

Old World Memories, Nide 1

Edward Lowe Temple - 1899
...where so many Americans congregate, and which seem in themselves to be dulness itself by comparison. " When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford," said the metropolis-loving Doctor Johnson, though this did not prevent his journeying to Edinburgh...

Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 sivua
...but one evil, — poverty. Chap. ix. 1777. Employment, sir, and hardships prevent melancholy. ibid. When a man is tired of London he is tired of life ; for there is in London all that life can afford. ibid. He was so generally civil that nobody thanked him for it. ibid. Goldsmith, however, was a man...




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