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" There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone - Pagina 50
door James Boswell - 1821
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The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs, Volume 3

John Timbs - 1840
...Old Mr. Strahan, the printer, (the founder of his typarchical dynasty,) said to Dr. Johnson, that " there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money;" and he added, that "the more one thinks of this, the juster it will appear." Johnson agreed with him....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1848
...the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, before, &c." — HARWOOD. HICHAEL FA.THEH OF D1? SW; JOHNSOS. son in mind of a remark which he had made to him : " There...man can be more innocently employed than in getting mone"-" " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, " the juster it will appear." Mr. Strahan had...
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Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 1,Nummer 1

1855
...temperate, sensible, and trustworthy nation. We give our full adhesion to Dr. Johnson's aphorism : " Sir, there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in making money." But it must be confessed that money affairs are not amusing as a subject of conversation...
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The Doctor, Etc

Robert Southey - 1862 - 694 pagina’s
...son. Old Mr. Strahan the printer (the founder of his typarchical dynasty) said to Dr. Johnson, that " there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money ;" and he added, that " the more one thinks of this the juster it will appear." Johnson agreed with...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

John Timbs - 1863 - 262 pagina’s
...Old Mr. Strahan, the printer (the founder of the typarchical dynasty), said to Dr. Johnson, that " there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than getting money;" and he added, that " the more one thinks of this, the juster it will appear." Johnson...
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The great schools of England

Howard Staunton - 1865 - 517 pagina’s
...Sutton thus far appears but to have traversed with persevering diligence the beaten road to riches. " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," says Dr. Johnson, but a wiser moralist has warned us that " he who maketh haste to be rich shall not...
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The Doctor, &c, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1865 - 694 pagina’s
...the printer (the founder of his typarchical dynasty) saiil to Dr. Johnson, that " there are fiaw wnys in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money;" and he added, that " the more one thinks of this the juster it will appear." Johnson agreed with him...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 43

1869
...Practice of Medicine in the University of Glasgow. Pp. 47. Glasgow, 1868. DR. JOHNSON'S saying, that " there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," though it had perhaps a touch of satire in it, was meant on the whole in earnest, and is a sound one...
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Discourse on the Life and Character of George Peabody: Delivered ...

Severn Teackle Wallis - 1870 - 60 pagina’s
...but that of contracting. When old Strahan, the printer, recalled to Dr. Johnson a remark of his, that "there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," he added, and with entire unconsciousness of the force of what he was saying, that "the more one thinks...
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Thoughts for Times and Seasons

John Timbs - 1872
...too late : Lose not the Queene ; for, ten to one. If she be lost, the game is gone." MONEY-MAKING. There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money ; and the more one thinks of this, the juster it will appear. SIGNS OF GOOD TIMES. The parts and signs...
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