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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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Barwick

David Marr - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 330 pages
...has protected them from the press ever since. Document J was never published. 11 Unfinished Business When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life . SAMUEL JOHNSON Each year, Barwick liked to make the journey to the Privy Council. The days of the...
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Have Glass Slippers, Will Travel

Lisa Cach - Fiction - 2005 - 320 pages
...could take you tomorrow." "I've hardly seen anything of London yet. What is that famous quotation? 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life'?" "It's a noisy sewer." "Oh, don't be a killjoy. I'd like to see it, sewer or not," she said. "You're...
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新英语教程 (第四版): 读书译. 学生用书. 第1册, Volume 1

2005 - 303 pages
...the following questions according to the information given in the text. 1. Why did Samuel Johnson say when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life? 2. What have been built in London since the 20ch century? 3. Being the " world's capital", has London...
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Killer Game Programming in Java: Java Gaming & Graphics Programming

Andrew Davison - Computers - 2005 - 998 pages
...Melbourne ("the World's Most Livable City"). He received his Ph.D. from Imperial College in London ("When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life"). Andrew's abiding interest is his family: wife Supatra and son John. They are the joy and meaning of...
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Growing Older in World Cities: New York, London, Paris, and Tokyo

Victor G. Rodwin, Michael K. Gusmano - Social Science - 2006 - 396 pages
...Living Arrangements and Housing among Older People in London Tony Warnes and Inge Striider Introduction "When a man is tired of London he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." Samuel Johnson's familiar quotation of 1777 aptly poses an issue about the relation between contemporary...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...wonderfully. Quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) (entry for 19 Sept. 1777) 90 " (1982) William Lyon Mackenzie King Canadian prime minister, 1874-1950 1 Quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) (entry for 20 Sept. 1777) 91 [Of the existence...
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Nora: An Ordinary Girl from Inchicore

Nora Szechy - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 236 pages
...handsome and he was interested in me. When I found out he was a Protestant, I kept my distance. 25 London "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." — Samuel Johnson My friend Maggie wrote from London to say she was getting married and would I consider...
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Man Buys Dog

David Matthews - 2006 - 256 pages
...Barbados. One of the many long-dead •white men that I'm fond of often quoting once said something about, 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.' I needed to get out of the Smoke urgently, before London ground me down and into a slipknot of rope...
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England For Dummies

Donald Olson - Travel - 2006 - 452 pages
...Enjoying a scrumptious tea A\ s the oft-quoted Dr. Samuel Johnson observed more than 200 years v \ ago, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Year-round, millions from all corners of the globe visit the UK capital. London is famed for its venerable...
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The Grammar of the English Tense System: A Comprehensive Analysis, Volume 1

Renaat Declerck, Susan Reed, Bert Cappelle - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 846 pages
...which the statement made in the head clause is true: Children are orphans when their parents are dead. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life. (Samuel Johnson) Atemporal w^eĢ-clauses like these are sometimes called 'RESTRICTIVE WHENCLAUSES'...
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