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" A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see. The grand object of traveling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. "
Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ... - Page 162
by James Boswell - 1820
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...master. VOL. I. N A journey to Italy was once in h\s thoughts. He said, " A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not...Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman. Ail our religion, almost all our law, almost all our arts, almost all that sets us above savages, has...
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Lectures on Scripture Facts

William Bengo Collyer - Bible - 1813 - 436 pages
...general, Ham has been the servant of his brethren: and it is worthy of remark, that the four grand empires of the world, the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman, descended, the two former from Shem, and the two latter from Japheth.* We are afterwards introduced...
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Greece, Egypt and the Holy Land

Edward Daniel Clarke - Europe - 1814
...visiting countries so circumstanced ; especially as it was affirmed by our great moralist,* that " the grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores," said he, " were the four great empires of ]he world ; the Assyrian, the Persian, Greek, and Roman....
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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: Greece, Egypt and ...

Edward Daniel Clarke - Europe - 1814
...grand object of travelling is to see the shorts of the Mediterranean. On those shores," said he, " were the four great empires of the world ; the Assyrian, the Persian, Greek, and Roman. All our religion, almost all our laws, almost all our arts, almost all that sets...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...parti." A journey to Italy was still in his thoughts. He Ťaid, "A man who hať not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not...shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the foer great Empires of the world; the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman. — All our...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...times before." A journey to Italy was still in his thoughts. He said, " A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not...; the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman.—All our religion, almost all our law, almost all our arts, almost all that sets us above savages,...
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Letters from Palestine: Description of a Tour Through Galilee and Judea. To ...

Thomas R. Joliffe - 1822
...be made with perfect safety, and scarcely any personal inconvenience. And according to Dr. Johnson, the GRAND OBJECT of travelling is to see THE SHORES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN. " On those shores," says our great moralist, " were the four great empires of the world — the Assyrian, Persian, Greek...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1823
...expectations with the prospect of a journey to Italy. " A man," said Johnson, " who has not been in Italy, ers by All our religion, almost all our law, almost all our arts, almost all that sets us above savage?, has...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1823
...his parts." A journey to Italy was still in his thoughts. He said, " A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not...is expected a man should see. The grand object of traveling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great Empires of...
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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: Greece, Egypt, and ...

Edward Daniel Clarke - Africa - 1823
...visiting countries so circumstanced ; especially since it has been affirmed by our great Moralist1, that " the grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores," said he, " were the four great empires of the world ; the Assyrian, the Persian, Greek, and Roman....
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