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" Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea." BOSWELL. "Lord Mansfield does not." JOHNSON. "Sir, if Lord Mansfield were in a company of General Officers and Admirals who have been in service, he would shrink... "
Romantic Professions: And Other Papers - Page 16
by William Powell James - 1894 - 225 pages
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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
...JOHNSON. " Every man thinks meanly of himfeH for not having been a foldier, or not having been at fea." BOSWELL. " Lord Mansfield does not." JoHNSON. " Sir,...of General Officers and Admirals who have been in fervice, he would fhrink ; he'd wifh to creep under the table." BOSWELL. " No ; he'd think he could...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: comprehending an account of his studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...having been a foldier, or not having been at fea." BOSWELL. " Lord Mansfield does not." JOHNSOX. " Sir, if Lord Mansfield were in a company of General Officers and Admirals who have been in fervke, he would fhrink; he'd wifh to creep under the table." BOSWELL. " No; he'd think he could try...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
..." Every man thinks meanly of himfelf for not having been a foldier, or not hav ing been atfea." — BOSWELL. " Lord Mansfield does not." — JOHNSON....of General OfficerS and Admirals who have been in fervice, he would fhrink; he'd wifh to ereep under the table."— B. " No ; he'd think he could try...
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The Port Folio, Volume 3

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...his fiercest radiance. The other is the moon with hcrfialy lamfi. We talked of war. Joftmon. Even- man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier or not having been at sea. BosTotU. Lord Mansfield docs not. Johnson. Sir, if lord Mansfield were in a company of general officers...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...virtue, he has no security for preserving any other." The conversation turned upon war. Johnson said, " Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea."—BOSWELL. " Lord Mansfield does not." JOHNSON. " Sir, if Lord Mansfield were in a company of...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...circumstance which he omitted to-dav : — " Why (said Garrick) it is as red as, 1778. We talked of war. JOHNSON. " Every man thinks ^^ meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not 69. having been at sea." BOSWELL. " Lord Mansfitld does not." JOHNSON. "Sir, if Lord Mans6eld were...
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Liber Facetiarum: Being a Collection of Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1809 - 344 pages
...with a smile, laying his hand upon his heart. Dobson's Life of Petrarch, v. I,p. 22. WE talked of war. Johnson. " Every man thinks meanly of himself for...sea." Boswell. " Lord Mansfield does not." Johnson. " Sirvif lord 227 Mansfield were in a company of general officers and admirals who have been in service,...
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The Port Folio, Volume 3

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...one is the sun in his fiercest radiance. The other is the moon with herfialy lamfi. We talked of war. Johnson. Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier or not having been at sea. HarwelL lx,rd Mansfield does not. Johnson. Sir, if lord Mansfield were in a company of general oflicers...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1816
...thing ; as one man wears his coat out much sooner than another we cannot tell how." We talked of war. JOHNSON. " Every man thinks meanly of himself for...Admirals who have been in service, he would shrink ; he'd wish to creep under the table." BOSWELL. " No ; he'd think he could try them all." JOHNSON....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...wears his coat out much tooner than another, we cannot tell how. We talked of war. Johnson. Every nun thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier,...or not having been at sea. Boswell. Lord Mansfield doe.« not. Jolinson. Sir, ifLoid Mansfield were in a company of General Officers mid Admirals who...
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