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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: Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson

Hester Lynch Piozzi, Richard Cumberland, Fanny Burney - 1884 - 432 pages
...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 Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 5

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1884
...On «Some Lines Of Lopez De Vega. If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tie a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. EPIGRAM OF LORD CHESTERFIELD. On A Full-Length Portrait of Beau Marsh. Placed between the busts of...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1888 - 323 pages
...No. 17. ' If the man who turnips cries ' : 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. Piozzi's Anecdotes, p. 67. Ignorance : 'A LADY once asked Johnson how he came to define Pastern the...
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Lyria Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson - English poetry - 1889 - 360 pages
...come with a ring." Thomas Hood. CCCCXHL 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. Samuel yohnson. CCCCXIV. REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE, NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OF THE BOOKS. BETWEEN Nose...
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Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Social and Occasional ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson, Coulson Kernahan - English poetry - 1891 - 425 pages
...come with a ring." Thomas Hood. CCCLXXVTTL 1F the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. CCCLXXIX. REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE, NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OF THE BOOKS. The point in dispute was,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...ELIOT — Daniel Deronda. Bk. II. Ch. XVII. If the man who turnip cries Cry not when his father dies, q. SAM'L JOHNSON — Johnsoniana. Anecdotes by Mrs. Piozsi. Feeling is deep and still ; and the word...
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Johnsonian Miscellanies, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1897
...(added 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 line...
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An Appendix to the Rowfant Library: A Catalogue of the Printed Books ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson, Godfrey Locker Lampson, Augustine Birrell - Bibliography - 1900 - 181 pages
...in the following lines by the Doctor: " If a man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father." Half Marbled Calf, paper sides. JOHNSON, SAMUEL. Irene : A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the TheatreRoyal...
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The handbook of oratory: a cyclopedia of authorities on oratory as an art ...

William Vincent Byars - Oratory - 1901 - 533 pages
...southwest side. — Sutler, 'HudOmts.' If a man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. — Dr . Johnson : 'Johnsoniana.' Pi»*ti. 523 LOVE Men have died from time to time, and worms have...
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The cyclopedia of oratory: a handbook of authorities on oratory as an art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...southwest side. — Butler: 4fudibras* If a man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. — Dr. Johnson: • Johnsoniana.* Piozxi. LOVE Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten...
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