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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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The Living Age ..., Volume 203

1894
...London in the Poets. lind no man at all intellectual who is willing to leave London. No, sir, when л man is tired of London he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford." Notwithstanding which opinion, we find Johnson indulging in a grumble against certain shortcomings...
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Methodist Magazine, Volume 42

1895
...across the Strand, at the thought of so much life. " When a man is tired of London," says Dr. Johnson, " he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford." WESTMINSTER ABBEY. As a sanctuary, temple and tomb, this glorious Abbey has won the attention of successive...
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The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry Between Pope and Wordsworth: By ...

Myra Reynolds - English poetry - 1896 - 290 pages
...hanging in London to a natural death out of, it,s have their true prototypes in the classical age. " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life," is Dr. Johnson's dictum. Gibbon said 1 Pope : Letters, Vol. I, p. 73. 2 Pope : A Farewell to London,...
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Syllabi of the American Society for the Extension of University Teaching

American Society for Extension of University Teaching - University extension - 1897
...George the First knew nothing, and desired to know nothing ; did nothing, and desired to do nothing." " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life." " As I know more of mankind, I expect less of them." " About the things on which the public thinks...
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Old World Memories, Volume 1

Edward Lowe Temple - Europe - 1899
...where so many Americans congregate, and which seem in themselves to be dulness itself by comparison. " When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford," said the metropolis-loving Doctor Johnson, though this did not prevent his journeying to Edinburgh...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...but one evil, — poverty. Chap. ix. 1777. Employment, sir, and hardships prevent melancholy. ibid. When a man is tired of London he is tired of life ; for there is in London all that life can afford. ibid. He was so generally civil that nobody thanked him for it. ibid. Goldsmith, however, was a man...
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Appleton's Magazine, Volume 1

1903
...and summed up the feeling of thousands of lovers of the town before and since his day in the words : "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." It would take too long to trace the evolution of Johnson from the nameless correspondent of the Gentleman's...
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Studies of a Booklover

Thomas Marc Parrott - English literature - 1904 - 301 pages
...and summed up the feeling of thousands of lovers of the town before and since his day in the words, " When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." It would take too long to trace the evolution of Johnson from the unknown correspondent of the Gentleman's...
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The Friendly Town: A Little Book for the Urbane

City and town life - 1905 - 379 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." II Johnson. " If a man walks out in the country, there is nobody to keep him from walking in again...
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The Friendly Town: A Little Book for the Urbane

City and town life - 1906 - 379 pages
...with which I relished it in occasional visits might go off, and I might grow tired of it. fohnson. " Why, sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who...for there is in London all that life can afford." II Johnson. " If a man walks out in the country, there is nobody to keep him from walking in again...
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