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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 English Village: A Literary Study, 1750-1850

Julia Patton - English literature - 1918 - 236 pages
...in occasional visits might go off, and he might grow tired of it. "Why, Sir," exclaimed the Doctor, "you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing...for there is in London all that life can afford." And again when Boswell ventured to intimate that there were people who were content to live in the...
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The North American Review, Volume 212

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1920
...world. " Does not a man sometimes grow tired of London? " asked Boswell. " Sir," replied Dr. Johnson, " when a man is tired of London he is tired of life!" So thought Addison and Steele; and they knew how to choose and how to treat the most representative...
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Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1923 - 343 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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Doctor Johnson: A Play

Alfred Edward Newton - Authors - 1923 - 120 pages
...again. Dr. JOHNSON. Why, sir, you will find no man at all intellectual who does not delight in London. When a man is tired of London he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford. But, sir, I never knew any one with such a gust for the town as you have. Mr. BOSWELL. The streets,...
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The Reluctant Lover: A Novel

Stephen McKenna - 1913 - 285 pages
...doesn't know where I am. I only told her I was running up to London for the day." "You're very restless! 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,' as Dr. Johnson remarked, not knowing that to the female mind London only conjures up a picture of milliners'...
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The Age of Elizabeth in the Age of Johnson

Jack Lynch, John T. Lynch - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 224 pages
...in question: few readers are able to reconcile such a sentiment with Johnson's famous obiter dictum, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Weinbrot, however, both dismisses the relevance ofjohnson's sincerity and reminds us that the famous...
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The Bone Garden: A Wesley Peterson Crime Novel

Kate Ellis - Fiction - 2003 - 240 pages
...everything.' Wesley shook his head. 'It's not all it's cracked up to be, you know. Dr Johnson said that when a man is tired of London he is tired of life, but I can't say I agree with him.' She looked Wesley in the eye. 'You should try clearing up after...
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GRE Prep Course

Jeff Kolby - Education - 2016 - 612 pages
...conclusion, complete it with the most natural conclusion. Answers and solutions begin on page 598. 1. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. — Samuel Johnson 2. Some psychiatrists claim that watching violent movies dissipates aggression....
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Poverty, Progress, and Population

E. A. Wrigley - Business & Economics - 2004 - 463 pages
...Plutarch, The rise and fall of Athens, pp. 29-30. 'All roads lead to Rome'; 'Paris vaut une messe'; 'When a man is tired of London he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford.' Even today normal usage still continues to encapsulate assumptions such as that capital cities stand...
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GMAT Prep Course

Jeff Kolby - Study Aids - 2016 - 624 pages
...to be central to the human condition. — Milton Mayeroff, On Caring Solutions to Warm-Up Drill I 1. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life: for there is in London all that life can afford. — Samuel Johnson 2. The conclusion is not stated, but the arguer implies that watching violent movies...
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