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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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Dr. Samuel Johnsons Verhältnis zur französischen Literatur

Robert Kleuker - Comparative literature - 1907 - 165 pages
...plaisir de la vie et presque le seul, ©anj fo fprtd)t Qo^nfоn bоn bem anregenben 2eben m Oonbon: When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all, that life can afford (Bosw. 345). Фurф bie Sonberfation fallen ЙenМ niffe erroorben roerben: SBnrtiïa§ (lüi'4—...
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The Literary History of the Adelphi and Its Neighborhood

Austin Brereton - English literature - 1908 - 293 pages
...of the Adelphi, where tubes do not trouble and motor buses do not annoy. "Sir," said Dr. Johnson, " when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." And I think that there is no part of London of which a man can be in less apprehension of tiring than...
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Applied Business Punctuation and Business Forms

Hubert Adonley Hagar - Commercial correspondence - 1909 - 75 pages
...— Emerson 16 I was born an American I will live an American I shall die an American — Webster 17 When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life for there is in London all that life can afford — Johnson 18 Talent is that which is in a man's power genius is that in whose power a man is —...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland - Authors, English - 1909 - 642 pages
...indulge in frequent excursions from London. Though constantly expressing his passion for London (eg 'when a man is tired of London he is tired of life,...for there is in London all that life can afford') (ib. iii. 178), he often showed interest in travel. His journeys consisted chiefly of visits to Oxford...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 263

1909
..."Babies do not want to hear about babies." "The great end of comedy is to make an audience merry." "When a man is tired of London he is tired of life." "A cow is a very good animal in a field, but we turn her out of a garden." "No man is a hypocrite in...
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The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry Between Pope and Wordsworth

Myra Reynolds - English poetry - 1896 - 388 pages
...hanging in London to a natural death out of it,3 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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Applied Business English

Hubert Adonley Hagar - English language - 1910 - 100 pages
...— Emerson 16 I was bom an American I will live an American I shall die an American — Webster 17 When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life for there is in London all that life can afford — Johnson 18 Talent is that which is in a man's power genius is that in whose jxjwer a man is —...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - Quotations - 1914 - 1454 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 iiere is in London all that life can afford. ¡bid. He was so generally civil that nobody thanked him...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 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.' He said, 'A country gentleman should bring his lady to visit London as soon as he can, that they may...
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The Study and Enjoyment of Pictures

Gertrude Richardson Brigham - Painting - 1917 - 250 pages
...beginnings of a grand collection. PART IV PICTURES TO SEE IN EUROPE CHAPTER X PICTURES TO SEE IN LONDON " When a man is tired of London he is tired of life for there is in London all that life ran afford." — BOSWELL'S Life of Johnson. Among the many fine collections of painting in London,...
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