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" The traveller visits in age those countries through which he rambled in his youth, and hopes for merriment at the old place. The man of business, wearied with unsatisfactory prosperity, retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson - Page 174
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Magazine of Magazines: Compiled from Original Pieces, with ..., Volumes 2-3

1759
...profperity, retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the lad A years with the companions of his childhood, and recover youth in the fields where he once was young. From ibis inattention, fo general and fo mitchicvous, let it be every man's Itudy to exempt himiar. Let...
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The Idler: In Two Volumes. ...

1761
...unfatisfactory profperity, retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the laft years with the companions of his childhood, and recover youth in the fields where he oncp was young, FROM this inattention, fo general and fo mifchievous, let it be every man's ftudy to...
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The Idler, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English essays - 1767
...retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the laft years with the companions of of his childhood, and recover youth in the fields where he once was young. FROM this inattention, fo general and fo mifchievous, let it be every man's ftudy to exempt himfelf. Let him that defires...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...unfatisfactory profperity, retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the laft years with the companions of his childhood, and recover youth in...fields where he once was young. From this inattention, fo general and fomifchievous, let it be every man's ftudy to exempt himfelf. Let him that defires to...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...prol'perity, retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the laft years with the companions of his childhood, and recover youth in...fields where he once was young. From this inattention, fo general and fo mifchievous, let it be every man's ftudy to exempt himfelf. Let him that delires...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...unfatisfactory profperity, retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the laft years with the companions of his childhood, and recover youth in...fields where he once was young. From this inattention, fo general and fo mifchievous, let it be every man's ftudy to exempt hiinfelf. Let him that defires...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...unfatisfactory profperity, retires to the town of his nativity, and expects to play away the laft years with the companions of his childhood, and recover youth in...fields where he once was young. From this inattention, fo general and fomifchiev->ous, let it be every man's ftudy to exempt Himfelf* Let him that defires...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...unfatiffaftory profperity, retires to the town of his nativity, and experts to play away the laft years with the companions of his childhood, and recover youth in...fields where he once was young. From this inattention, fo general and fo mifchievous, let it be every man's rtudy to exempt himfelf. Let him that deiires...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1799 - 356 pages
...of ourfelves, we ought to be exact and fevere. Let him that defires to fee others happy, make hafte to give while his gift can be enjoyed ; and remember, that every moment of delay, takes away fomething from the value of his benefaction. And -let him who propofes his own happinefs reflect, that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...be every man's ftudy to exempt himfelf. • Let him that defires to fee others happy make hafte vto give while his gift can be enjoyed, and remember that every moment of delay takes away fomething from the value of his benefaction. And let him, who purpofes his own happinefs, reflect,...
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