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" I have done a good thing," said the gentleman, " but I do not know that I have done a wise thing." JOHNSON. "Yes, sir; no money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is dressed as well as other... "
Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts - Page 231
1886
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...thing (said the gentleman), but I do not know that I have done a wise thing."—JOHNSON. " Yes, Sir; no money is better spent than what is laid out for...domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is drest as well as other people ; and a wife is pleased that she is drest." Talking of a young gentleman's...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...better spent than what is laid out for domestick satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is drest as well as other people ; and a wife is pleased that she is drest." On Friday, April 14, being Good-Friday, J repaired to him in the morning, according to my usual...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...not know that I hay.e,, done a wjse, thing. Johnson. Yes, Sir ; no money is better ь; ,f. t tli-' n what, is laid out for domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is d rest as well as other people; and a wife is pleased that ahe is drest. On fr'riday, April 14, being...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...thing (said the gentleman), but I do not know that I have done a wise thing.": — JOHNSON. " Yes, Sir; no money is better spent than what is laid out for...domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is drest as well as other people ; and a wife is pleased that she is drest." Talking of a young gentleman's...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...thing," said the gentleman, " but I do not know that I have done a wise thing.'' JOHNSON. " Yes, sir ; no money is better spent than what is laid out for...that his wife is dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed." Boswell talked of legitimation by subsequent marriage, which...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...thing," said the gentleman, " but I do not know that I have done a wise thing.'' JOHNSON. " Yesi; sir ; no money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that hit wife is dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed." Boswell...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...better spent than what is laid out lor domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased thuthis wife is drest as well as other people ; and a wife is pleased that she is iiiv-1. On Friday, April 14, being Good-Friday, I repaired to him in the rooming, according to my nsual...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
...thing," said the gentleman, " but I do not know that I have done a wise thing." JOHNSON. " Yes, sir ; no money is better spent than what is laid out for...that his wife is dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed." Boswell talked of legitimation by subseqnent marriage, which...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1821
...better spent than what is laid out for domestick satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is drest as well as other people ; and a wife is pleased that she is drest." of particulars, which I have committed to writing; but I was not sufficiently diligent in obtaining...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...better spent than what is laid out for domestick satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is drest as well as other people; and a wife is pleased that she is drest." On Friday, April 14, being Good-Friday, I repaired to him in the morning, according to my usual...
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