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" If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. "
Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and Fugitive ... - Page 154
by Horace Smith - 1825
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823
...turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, "Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than hit father." When the perversion of logic is thus made...he be proved to have taken out a regular hawker's licence. In the Musarum Deliciae an instance occurs of logical subtlety, which the Society may, perhaps,...
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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and ..., Volume 3

1825 - 353 pages
...venders of turnips. " If the man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof of that he had rather Have a turnip than his father."...he be proved to have taken out a regular hawker's licence. In the Musarum Deliciae an instance occurs of logical subtlety, which the Society may, perhaps,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...flaco avergonze, O ella di sor mas furiosa. IF the mau who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, Tis a proof, that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. TRANSLATION OP THE FOLLOWING LINEg AT THE END OF BARETTl'S EASY PHRASEOLOGY. AN IMPROMPTU. VIVA, viva...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: with Murphy's essay, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...flaco averguen^e 0 ella di ser mas furiosa. If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. TRANSLATION OF THE FOLLOWING LINES AT THE END OF BARETTI S EASY PHRASEOLOGY. AN IMPROMPTU. VIVA viva...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...co-partnership with flesh and blood. Maton. If the man who turnips cries. Cry not when his father diet, Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. Dr. Johnson. Tis solitude should teach us how to die ; It hath no flatterers ; vanity can give No hollow...
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The Note Book of an Oxonian,

Edward Mason Crossfield - Voyages and travels - 1831 - 308 pages
...payment was still afar off. CHAPTER IV. " If the man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father." Logic is the grand bugbear of Oxford. It is true that this art is not so severely studied as formerly,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...he, " and you might as well say, that ' If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father.' " And this humour is of the same sort with which he answered the friend who commended the following...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...and you might as well say, that ' If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'T is a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father.' " And this humour is of the same sort with which he answered the friend who commended the following...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 9

James Boswell - 1835
..." and you might as well say, that If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'T is a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father." And this humour is of the same sort with which he answered the friend who commended the following line...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835
...he,-" and you might as well say, that ' If the man who turnipacriea, Cry not when his father dies, T is a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father.' " And this humour is of the same sort with which he answered the friend who. commended the following...
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