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" Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life ; for there is in London all that life can afford. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 426
by James Boswell - 1807
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Electronic journals - 1872
...that tiresome dull place, where all people under thirty find so much amusement." — Gray, in 17C4. " Why, Sir, you find no man at all intellectual who...for there is in London all that life can afford." — Dr. Johnson, in 1777. JONATHAN BOUCHIEK. VOLTAIRE AND DR. JOHNSON.— It is of sufficient importance...
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A hand book of Dorking [by J. Dennis].

John Dennis - 1855
...that the view in Fleet Street was superior to the finest scenery in the world, and who declared "that when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life ; since there is in London all that life can afford." ffieological Structure of tfje Countrg SEEN FROM...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 49

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1861
...occasional visits, might not go off, and he grow tired of it. " Why, sir," answers Johnson, to that, " you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing...for there is in London all that life can afford." Cowper, devotee as he was to the agricultural interest, could and would give emphasis to London's comprehensive...
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The table talk of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1867 - 128 pages
...play. THE WORLD OF LONDON. You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life ; for there si in London all that life can afford. THE SPENDING OF MONEY. A woman of fortune being used to the...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...living in London) is not to be conceived of but by those who have been in it'1 Another time he said, " When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life ; " and he, like Lamb, regarded Fleet Street and the Strand as a sort of modified, perhaps rather inferior...
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The American Bibliopolist, Volume 1

American literature - 1869
...Osgood $7. 15 TllOrilbliry, Walter. Haunted London. 8vo. whished, calf, gilt. London, 1865. 9,00. " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life, lor there is in London all life can afford, and it is the fountain of intelligence and pleasure." —...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1872
...that tiresome dull place, where oil people under thirty find so much amusement." — Gray, in 1764. " Why, Sir, you find no man at all intellectual who...for there is in London all that life can afford." — Dr. Johnson, in 1777. JONATHAN BOUCHIER. VOLTAIRE AND DR. J(pnNSON. — It is of sufficient importance...
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Electronic journals - 1872
...find so much amusement." — Cray, in 1764. " Why, Sir, you find no man at all intellectual who it willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired...for there is in London all that life can afford." — Dr. Johnson, in 1777. JONATHAN BOT/CHIER. VOLTAIBE AND DR. JOHNSON. — It is of sufficient importance...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 pages
...succeeded in that which he has endeavoured to do." ' London life had lost to him none of its charms. ' When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life...for there is in London all that life can afford.' And when in the last autumn that he was ever to see, he had gone into the country in the hope that...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

Edward Tuckerman Mason - 1879 - 319 pages
...to reside in London, the exquisite zest with which I relished it in occasional visits might go off, and I might grow tired of it. Johnson: "Why, sir,...for there is in London all that life can afford."— Boswell. TEA. — His defence of tea against Mr. Jonas lianway's violent attack upon that elegant and...
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