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" Depend upon it, Sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously: but a woman who gets the command of money for the first time upon her marriage, has such a gust in spending it, that she throws it away... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 118
by James Boswell - 1835
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...expences.—JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, Sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune, being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously; but a woman...it, that she throws it away with great profusion." A person was mentioned as having resolved never to marry a pretty woman. Johnson said, " Sir, it is...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...expenses. Jolm-on. Depend upon it, Sir, this is Dot true. A woman of fi.rtoue being used to the haudling of money, spends it judiciously : but a woman who...command of money for the first time upon her marriage, ha* such a gust in spending it, that she throws it away with great profusion. He praised the ladies...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Religion and state - 1818 - 180 pages
...expences. — JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, Sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune, being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously; but a woman...it, that she throws it away with great profusion." A person • was mentioned as having resolved never to marry a pretty woman. Johnson said, " Sir, it...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...in expenses. JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, Sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously: but a woman...and more virtuous in every respect, than in former limes, because their understandings were better cultivated. It was an undoubted proof of his good sense...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...in expenses. JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune, being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously : but a woman...they were more faithful to their husbands, and more virtnous in every respect, than in former times, becanse their understandings were better cultivated....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...moderate in expenses. Johnson. Depend upon it, Sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously : but a woman...with great profusion. He praised the ladies of the presentage, insisting that they were more faithful to their husband», and more virtuous in every respect,...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...in expenses. JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune, being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously: but a woman...her marriage, has such a gust in spending it, that lhe throws it away with great profusion." He praised the ladies of the present age, insisting that...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
...in expenses. JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, sir, this is not trne. A woman of fortune, being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously: but a woman...profusion." He praised the ladies of the present age, insistingthat they were more faithful to their husbands, and more virtnous in every respect, than in...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...in expenses. JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously: but a woman...it, that she throws it away with great profusion." x He praised the ladies of the present age, insisting that they were more faithful to their husbands,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...in expenses. JOHNSON. " Depend upon it, Sir, this is not true. A woman of fortune being used to the handling of money, spends it judiciously ; but a woman...has such a gust in spending it, that she throws it awajwith great profusion." He praised the ladies of the present age, insisting that they were more...
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