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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 Little Black Book of London: The Quintessential Guide to the Royal Capital

Vesna Neskow - Travel - 2007 - 226 pages
...Margaret's St., 01227-479-227, www.canterburytales.org.uk) recounts Chaucer's 13thcentury stories. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. — Samuel Johnson ~~i ©Work 158 170 Angel Bookshop 134 143 100 Club The 28 46 Angel Weekend Walks...
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All Love: A Biography of Ridley Herschell

Jewish Christians - 2006 - 199 pages
...be plenty of time to brush up his language skills and speak English with his fellow travellers. 24 When a man is tired of London he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. Samuel Johnson, 1777 Whatever the great city of Berlin had offered Haim it could not have prepared...
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The Traitors' Gate

Avi - Juvenile Fiction - 2010 - 368 pages
...sons born there, the city holds much allure for me. One recalls Samuel Johnson's muchquoted remark: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." It has been my great desire to bring some of that life to these pages. 'fliiJJi ; "I stared, wide-eyed,...
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The Rise and Fall of a La Scala Diva

Marjorie Wright - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 181 pages
...first time, I gazed in awe at this wonderful metropolis, remembering Dr Johnson's famous aphorism, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;...for there is in London all that life can afford." My euphoric state soon evaporated when I realised that I had a made a huge mistake in returning to...
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Ever Ancient, Ever New: Ruminations on the City, the Soul, and the Church

Ernest L. Fortin - Philosophy - 2007 - 352 pages
...reviewer in the New York Times recently quoted Dr. Johnson as saying, "When one is tired of London, one is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford." Much has happened since the eighteenth century, and I doubt whether anyone today thinks that there...
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Sayings Usual and Unusual

Aphorisms and apothegms - 2007 - 304 pages
...Loiters He who loiters hears ill spoken of himself London The streets of London are paved with gold When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life London Bridge was made for wise men to go over, and fools to go under Lone The lone sheep is in danger...
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No Vulgar Hotel: The Desire and Pursuit of Venice

Judith Martin, Eric Denker - Travel - 2007 - 330 pages
...wondered. "Why?" (She would have been too polite to ask "Of what?") Doctor Johnson's declaration that "when a man is tired of London he is tired of life" must have left her equally bewildered. The heroine of Henry James's The Wings of the Dove was about...
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Big Deal: A Year as a Professional Poker Player

Anthony Holden - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 384 pages
...London clubs made the Tuesday Night Game seem as exotic as Monte Carlo. Dr. Johnson may have said that "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life," but Boswell doesn't mention the old boy playing in the £50 stud game at the Vic. My first policy decision...
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A Hedonist's Guide to London

Fleur Britten - Travel - 2008 - 251 pages
...boozer (pub) will offer a game of arras (arrows - darts) and a few Britneys (Britney Spears - beers). 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life' - so goes the now cliched quote of 1 8th-century writer Samuel Johnson. And of course, the cliche is...
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The Wolf and The Lamb

Rosy Cole - Fiction - 2008 - 304 pages
...meet a variety of interesting people. Dr Johnson, for all he's a gouty, ill-tempered fellow, says that when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." "Well, I daresay he never came to Boughton Malherbe, ma'am, nor to Barnwood, either!" Mrs Foote responded...
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