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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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1889
...believed there was no transubstantiation in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper, before, &c." — Croker, " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in gettting money." " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, " the juster it will appear." Mr. Strahan...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1889
...there was no transubstantiation in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper, before, &c." — CraJcer. " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in gettting money." " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, " the juster it will appear." Mr. Strahan...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 pagina’s
...''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 are few ways in which a man can be more innocestly employed than in getting money." " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, "the juster...
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Writings of Severn Teackle Wallis, Volume 1

Severn Teackle Wallis - 1896
...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...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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English Men of Letters: Pope, by Leslie Stephen, 1900; Johnson by Leslie ...

1900
...publisher, Strahan. Strahan reminded Johnson of a characteristic remark which he had formerly made, that there are " few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." On another occasion Johnson observed with equal truth, if less originality, that cultivating kindness...
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Samuel Johnson

Leslie Stephen - 1901 - 195 pagina’s
...publisher, Strahan. Strahan reminded Johnson of a characteristic remark which he had formerly made, that there are " few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than iu getting money." On another occasion Johnson observed with equal truth, if less originality, that...
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - 1902 - 216 pagina’s
...publisher, Strahan. Strahan reminded Johnson of a characteristic remark which he had formerly made, that there are " few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." On another occasion Johnson observed with equal truth, if less originality, that cultivating kindness...
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The Poet's Charter, Or, The Book of Job

Francis Burdett Money-Coutts - 1903 - 295 pagina’s
...Pilgrim's Progress, p. 229. Of course, against this may be set the curious assertion of Dr. Johnson that " there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." 1 Unintentionally, no doubt, it is, perhaps, the most cynical sentence ever uttered ; for just as the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 295

1903
...money " ; and to have acted on another saying of that "respectable Hottentot" equally monstrous, that there are " few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." In all business transactions he loved to have two strings to his bow. A hankering after good bargains...
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