Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 31 - 40 of 173 on I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. Another charge was, that he did....
" I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. Another charge was, that he did not love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it. "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 460
by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
Full view - About this book

The Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Mts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - Authors, English - 1871 - 516 pages
...to be shut up. His infirmities were not noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him ; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else....not love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it. "—BoswdFs " Life of Johnson" In the first rank of the elegant writers of Latin, among our English...
Full view - About this book

London: It's Celebrated Characters And Remarkable Places

J. Heneage Jesse - 1871
...noxious to society. He insisted on peoplfc praying with him, and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as; with any one else. Another charge was that he did not love clean linen, and I have no passion for it." Poor Smart, whose distresses continued to the last, died within the rules of the Queen's Bench Prison...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1873 - 560 pages
...to be shut up. His infirmities were not noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him ; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. Another charge was, that he did not love elean linen : and I have no passion for it.' Johnson continued : ' Mankind have a great aversion to...
Full view - About this book

The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1874
...exercise as he used to have, for he digs in the garden. Indeed, before his confinement, he used for exercise to walk to the alehouse ; but he was carried...love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it." " Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labour ; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
Full view - About this book

Life and Conversations of Dr. Samuel Johnson: (founded Chiefly Upon Boswell).

Alexander Main - Authors, English - 1874 - 441 pages
...to be shut up. His infirmities were not noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him ; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else....intellectual labour ; but even supposing knowledge to be easilyattainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble...
Full view - About this book

Wisdom and Genius of Dr. Samuel Johnson: Selected from His Prose Writings

William Alexander Clouston - 1875 - 298 pages
...money, but knowledge is to be gained only by study, and study to be prosecuted only in retirement. Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labour, but even supposing knowledge to be easily obtainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire...
Full view - About this book

The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

John Forster - 1877
...shut up. His infirmities " were not noxious to society. Ho insisted on people praying " with him ; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. " Another charge was, that ho did not love clean linen ; and, sir, " I have no passion for it." t Their exertions were successful....
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1880
...have no passion for it." Johnson continued. " Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor ; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable,...would be content to be ignorant than would take even u little trouble to acquire it.'' " The morality of an action depends on the motive from which we act....
Full view - About this book

Christian ethics and wise sayings, by a presbyter of the Church of England

Christian ethics - 1883 - 277 pages
...blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. Second thoughts are often the wisest. Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labour;...even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, many more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it....
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888
...exercise as he used to have, for he digs in the garden. Indeed, before his confinement, he used for exercise to walk to the alehouse ; but he was carried...love clean linen ; and I have no passion for it." " Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labour ; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF