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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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The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry Between Pope and Wordsworth

Myra Reynolds - 1896 - 388 sivua
...hanging in London to a natural death out of it,3 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,...

Applied Business English

Hubert Adonley Hagar - 1910 - 100 sivua
...— Emerson 16 I was bom an American I will live an American I shall die an American — Webster 17 When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life for there is in London all that life can afford — Johnson 18 Talent is that which is in a man's power genius is that in whose jxjwer a man is —...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1913
...home without being attended by thirty men on horseback. Johnson's shrewdness and spirit of enquiry was exerted upon every occasion. " Pray (said he,) how...for there is in London all that life can afford." --^_^__^-.j-t_ , To obviate his apprehension, that by settling in London I might desert the seat of...

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

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - 1914 - 1454 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 iiere is in London all that life can afford. ¡bid. He was so generally civil that nobody thanked him...

boswell's life of johnson

charles grosvenor osgood - 1917
...be deserted, as you would soon find it more desirable to have a country-seat in a better climate.' I suggested a doubt, that if I were to reside in London,...for there is in London all that life can afford.' He said, 'A country gentleman should bring his lady to visit London as soon as he can, that they may...

Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 sivua
...hunger for men. 'The happiness of London is not to be conceived but by those who have been in it.' 'Why, Sir, you find no man at all intellectual who...for there is in London all that life can afford.' As he loved London, so he loved a tavern for its sociability. 'Sir, there is nothing which has yet...

The Study and Enjoyment of Pictures

Gertrude Richardson Brigham - 1917 - 250 sivua
...beginnings of a grand collection. PART IV PICTURES TO SEE IN EUROPE CHAPTER X PICTURES TO SEE IN LONDON " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life for there is in London all that life ran afford." — BOSWELL'S Life of Johnson. Among the many fine collections of painting in London,...

The English Village: A Literary Study, 1750-1850

Julia Patton - 1918 - 236 sivua
...in occasional visits might go off, and he might grow tired of it. "Why, Sir," exclaimed the Doctor, "you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing...for there is in London all that life can afford." And again when Boswell ventured to intimate that there were people who were content to live in the...

The North American Review, Nide 212

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1920
...world. " Does not a man sometimes grow tired of London? " asked Boswell. " Sir," replied Dr. Johnson, " when a man is tired of London he is tired of life!" So thought Addison and Steele; and they knew how to choose and how to treat the most representative...

Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1923 - 343 sivua
...home without being attended by thirty men on horseback. Johnson's shrewdness and spirit of enquiry were exerted upon every occasion. "Pray (said he,)...for there is in London all that life can afford." He said, a country gentleman should bring his lady to visit London as soon as he can, that they may...




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