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" No, Sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 470
by James Boswell - 1807
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...do, who are incited by the profpect of an immediate reward, in proportion as they pleafe. No, Sir i there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which fo much happinefs is produced as by a good tavern or inn." He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenftone's...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...which waiters do, who are incited by the profpedl of an immediate reward in proportion as they pleafe. No, Sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which fo much happinefs is produced as by a good tavern or inn *. He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenftone's...
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Gleanings in England

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...trouble you give ; the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited...immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir; then: is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by...
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The New England Quarterly Magazine, Issue 1

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1802
...which waiters do, who are incited by the profpect of an immediate reward in proportion as they pleafe. No, Sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which fo much happinefs is produced as by a good tavern or inn." premier Noblt/e, to the petite S-iron, the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited...with great emotion, Shenstone's lines : " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, " Where'er his stages may have been, 1 Sir John Hawkins has preserved...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited...much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn *". He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...you call for, the welcomer you are. No servant* will attend you with the alacrity which waiters-do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward...much happiness is produced as by a good Tavern or Inn. Dr. JoJmstut. THE CAPTIVE QUEEN. ITH radiance rose thy morning sun, Fair promise of a happy day...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servant will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited...immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir ; thereis nothing which ha yet been contrived by man, by which to much happiness is produced as by...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...the alacrity which waiters o are incited by the prospect of an immein proportion as they \Aease. I Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived...much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn *". He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No ser, vants.will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited...much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn."* * Sir John Hawkins has preserved very few Memorabilia of Johnson. There is, however, to b...
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