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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 Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 sivua
...wonderfully. Quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) (entry for 19 Sept. 1777) 90 " (1982) William Lyon Mackenzie King Canadian prime minister, 1874-1950 1 Quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) (entry for 20 Sept. 1777) 91 [Of the existence...
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Nora: An Ordinary Girl from Inchicore

Nora Szechy - 2006 - 236 sivua
...handsome and he was interested in me. When I found out he was a Protestant, I kept my distance. 25 London "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." — Samuel Johnson My friend Maggie wrote from London to say she was getting married and would I consider...
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Growing Older in World Cities: New York, London, Paris, and Tokyo

Victor G. Rodwin, Michael K. Gusmano - 2006 - 396 sivua
...Living Arrangements and Housing among Older People in London Tony Warnes and Inge Striider Introduction "When a man is tired of London he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." Samuel Johnson's familiar quotation of 1777 aptly poses an issue about the relation between contemporary...
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England For Dummies

Donald Olson - 2006 - 452 sivua
...Enjoying a scrumptious tea A\ s the oft-quoted Dr. Samuel Johnson observed more than 200 years v \ ago, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Year-round, millions from all corners of the globe visit the UK capital. London is famed for its venerable...
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Man Buys Dog

David Matthews - 2006 - 256 sivua
...Barbados. One of the many long-dead •white men that I'm fond of often quoting once said something about, 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.' I needed to get out of the Smoke urgently, before London ground me down and into a slipknot of rope...
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The Grammar of the English Tense System: A Comprehensive Analysis, Nide 1

Renaat Declerck, Susan Reed, Bert Cappelle - 2006 - 846 sivua
...which the statement made in the head clause is true: Children are orphans when their parents are dead. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life. (Samuel Johnson) Atemporal w^e«-clauses like these are sometimes called 'RESTRICTIVE WHENCLAUSES'...
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The Little Black Book of London: The Quintessential Guide to the Royal Capital

Vesna Neskow - 2007 - 226 sivua
...Margaret's St., 01227-479-227, www.canterburytales.org.uk) recounts Chaucer's 13thcentury stories. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. — Samuel Johnson ~~i ©Work 158 170 Angel Bookshop 134 143 100 Club The 28 46 Angel Weekend Walks...
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The Rise and Fall of a La Scala Diva

Marjorie Wright - 2006 - 181 sivua
...first time, I gazed in awe at this wonderful metropolis, remembering Dr Johnson's famous aphorism, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." My euphoric state soon evaporated when I realised that I had a made a huge mistake in returning to...
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The Traitors' Gate

Avi - 2010 - 368 sivua
...sons born there, the city holds much allure for me. One recalls Samuel Johnson's muchquoted remark: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." It has been my great desire to bring some of that life to these pages. 'fliiJJi ; "I stared, wide-eyed,...
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All Love: A Biography of Ridley Herschell

2006 - 199 sivua
...be plenty of time to brush up his language skills and speak English with his fellow travellers. 24 When a man is tired of London he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. Samuel Johnson, 1777 Whatever the great city of Berlin had offered Haim it could not have prepared...
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