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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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Knowledge Spillovers and Knowledge Management

Charlie Karlsson, Per Flensburg, Sven-Åke Hörte - Business & Economics - 2004 - 510 pages
...London played such a small part, both in 1 900 and after 1945. After all, and as Samuel Johnson said, 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford.' Why, then, was Vienna, not London, the art world's second capital in 1900? Not only because it boasted...
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The Architecture of Baltimore: An Illustrated History

Robert L. Alexander - Architecture - 2004 - 397 pages
...could envision tearing down much of the city and rebuilding it. 8 BUILDING A RENAISSANCE, 1955-2000 "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford," Dr. Samuel Johnson wrote of eighteenth-century-London. All city lovers treasure the phrase, which Baltimore...
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Frommer's Europe

Darwin Porter - Travel - 2004 - 1088 pages
...legendary Stonehenge, Oxford University, and the classic city of Barh. 1 London Samuel Johnson said, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there's in London all that life can afford." We'll survey a segment of that life: ancient monuments,...
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London

Alison Hartley - Guidebooks - 2004 - 224 pages
...Lexicographer, critic and poet. Dr Johnson is closely associated with the capital through his assertion that when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life', though his poem 'London' was a satire on its vices. He compiled his Dictionary ( 1755] at a house near...
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Sincere Male Seeks Love and Someone to Wash His Underpants

Christopher Wood - Fiction - 2004 - 200 pages
...You stupid old cunt!" A youth on a mountain bike nearly cut him in half as he sped round a corner. 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life'. Colin struggled back onto the pavement and considered Doctor Johnson's maxim. Footpads, filth, corruption,...
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London Goes to Sea: Restoring and Sailing an Old Boat on a Budget

Peter J. Baumgartner - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 112 pages
...inscription of a phrase tossed off in cleverness some three or four hundred years ago still resonates, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life" and leave the park behind at the black iron gate. My footsteps echo with the others hurrying through...
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Elegy for an Age: The Presence of the Past in Victorian Literature

John D. Rosenberg - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 300 pages
...pronouncement on London that we find the predominant attitude toward the city through the eighteenth century: 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford.' The gentleman retired to the country for refreshment, for choice 'views,' perhaps for contemplation;...
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Master the LSAT Ebook

Jeff Kolby - Education - 2014 - 608 pages
...taking risks. (E) All cutting-edge technologies involve some risk. 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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SAT Prep Course EBook

Jeff Kolby - Reference - 2016 - 628 pages
...comparable to that of the private sector, and thereby save our schools. Solutions to Warm-Up Drills 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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Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-made Man

Vincent Carretta - Social Science - 2005 - 436 pages
...administrative center of Great Britain. Samuel Johnson was not the only Englishman who believed that "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."5 In his first attempt to get to London, because of illness Equiano reached only as far as...
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