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" No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time. "
"Curiosities of Literature - Page 321
by Isaac Disraeli - 1835
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...answered, in a passion, " No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added (with an earnest look), " A man knows it must be so, and submits. It 'will do him no good...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...answered, in a passion, " No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added, (with an earnest look,) " A. man knows it must be so, and submits. It will do him no good...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...answered, in a passion, " No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added, (with an earnest look,) " A man knows it must be so, and submits. It will do him no good...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...answered, in a passion, " No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added (with an earnest look,) " A man knows it must be so, and submits. It will do him no good to...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...answered, in a passion, " No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added (with an earnest look), " A man knows it must be so, and submits. It will do him no good to...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...answered, in a passion, " No, sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added, (with an earnest look), " A man knows it must be so, and submits. It will do him no good...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell, Alexander Chalmers - Authors, English - 1822
...answered, in a passion, " No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added, (with an earnest look,) " A man knows it must be so, and. submits. It will do him no good...
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A Second Series of Curiosities of Literature: Consisting of ..., Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1824
...horror was suggested by the thoughts of death. When Boswell once in conversation persecuted Johnson on this subject, whether we might not fortify our...of importance, it lasts so short a time!" But when Bos well persisted in the conversation, Johnson was thrown into such a state of agitation, that he...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - Table-talk - 1825 - 352 pages
...answered, in a passion, " No, sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added (with an earnest look), " A man knows it must be so, and submits. It will do him no good to...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...answered, in a passion, " No, sir ; let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time." He added, (with an earnest look,) " A man knows it must be so, and submits. It will do him no good...
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