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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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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - 1884
...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 him...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1884
...Shakespeare, 1.484, iv. 219, n. ; her saying on Voltaire, 485 ; she drops Johnson, iii. 201. Money. " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," ii. 1 56 ; " none better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction,'' 181 ; "it should...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1884
...Shakespeare, i.484, iv. 219, n. ; her saying on Voltaire, 485 ; she drops Johnson, iii. 201. Money. " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," ii. 156; "none better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction," 181 ; "it should be spent,"...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents1;' which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; ' There...apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation. Johnson having enquired after him, said, 'Mr. Strahan, let me have five guineas on account, and I'll give this boy...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ' ;' which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; ' There...employed than in getting money.' ' The more one thinks of tljis, (said Strahan,) the juster if will appear.' • Mr. Strahan had taken a poor boy from the country...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1888
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents:" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " There...Mr. Strahan, let me have five guineas on account, qualify himself for publick employment, by taking the oaths required, left the University without a...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 323 pagina’s
...they ought not to do, they leave much undone which they ought to do. Works, i*. 313. Money : Money : THERE are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. Boswell's Life of Johnson, ii. 323. GETTING money is not all a man's business : to cultivate kindness...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1889
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him : " There...in which a man can be more innocently employed than iu getting money." " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, " the juster it will appear." Mr....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1889
...blockhead, ever wrote except for money," iii. 72 ; and trade discussed by Johnson, ii. 99 ; Johnson said, " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," 298. Montagu. Mrs., sits to Miss Reynolds for her picture, iii. 259 ; her vanity, 92 ; drops Johnson...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1889
...blockhead, ever wrote except for money," iii. 72 ; and trade discussed by Johnson, ii. 99; Johnson said, "There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," 29S. Montagu. Mrs., sits to Miss Keynolds for her picture, iii. 259 ; her vanity, 92; drops Johnson...
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