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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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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

James Boswell - 1836
...and you might as well say, that If the man who turnips cries, Cries 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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Lyric Poetry of Glees, Madrigals, Catches, Rounds, Canons, and Duets: As ...

Songs, English - 1840 - 624 pages
...CATCH,/or 3 Voices.— Dr. COOKE. 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. Wordt by Dr. Joiinson. Warren's Collection, No. 32. CATCH, for 3 Voices. — G. HARGREAVES. IF there...
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The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health, Volume 3

1841
...that in the stanza of Dr. Johnson: " If a man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tia a proof that he had rather Have a turnip, than his father." With such argumentation is the world crowded. Futfle and fallacious it is, indeed, and, before the...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...he, " and you might as well say, that 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." And this humour is of the same sort with which he answered the friend who commended the following line:...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...he, " and you might as well say, that 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." And this humour is of the same sort with which he answered the friend who commended the following line:...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...of words ; you might as well say, If the man that turnips cries Cry not when his father dies, It is a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father." Other examples of this kind could be added, almost without number. Of his felicity of illustration,...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...of words ; you might as well say, If the man that turnips cries Cry not when his father dies, It is a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father." Other examples of this kind could be added, almost without number. Of his felicity of illustration,...
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DEALINGS WITH THE DEAD

A SEXTON OF THE OLD SCHOOL - 1856
...man the following extraordinary lines : 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. Under the doctor's sanction, for a bagatelle, I may offer a translation of Martial's epigram : When...
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The humorous poetry of the English language: from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1856 - 689 pages
...SOME LINES OF LOPEZ DE VEGA. DR. JORNSON. 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. ON A FULL-LENGTH PORTRAIT OF BEAU MARSH. Placed between the busts of Newton and Pope. LORD CRESTERFIELD....
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...himself be fat. Johnsoniana. Piozzi 30. 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. Piozzi 39. A good hater. * " Nullum quod tetigit non ornavit." He adorns whatever he attempts. Eulogil...
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