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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist - Page 109
by James Boswell, John Sharpe - 1820 - 178 pages
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...not be satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but mnst survey the innumerable litlle lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions...that the wonderful immensity of London consists." — On Wednesday, the 6th of July, he was engaged to sup with me at my lodgings in Downing-street,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...meads." Talking of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great...of London consists." — I have often amused myself with thinking how different a place London is to different people. They, whose narrow minds are contracted...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
...Live within your income. Always have something saved at the end of the year. Let your imports be more than your exports, and you'll never go far wrong."...squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes aud courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings, but in the multiplicity of human habitations...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, TOT must not be satisfied with seeing its great streets...of London consists." — I have often amused myself with thinking how different a place London is to different people. They, whose narrow minds are contracted...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...meads" Talking of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great...crowded together, that the wonderful immensity of London.consists." — I have often amused myself with thinking how different a place London is to different...
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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
...situations. At another time he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great...in the multiplicity of human habitations which are K crowded together, that the wonderful immensity of London consists*." ECONOMY. ON the subject of wealth,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...ED. Talking of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great...immensity of London consists." I have often amused myself with thinking how different a place London is to different people. They whose narrow minds are contracted...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...ÍÍ-] Talking of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this the translation of poetry could be only imitation.... ܀ 0 ϻ " with thinking how diffèrent a place London is to different people. They, whose narrow minds are contracted...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: including A journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...meads." Talking of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great...that the wonderful immensity of London consists." — 1 have often amused myself with thinking how different a place London is to different people. They,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...meads" Talking of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great...that the wonderful immensity of London consists." — 1 have often amused myself with thinking how different a place London is to different people. They,...
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