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" Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing but pure misery, there never is any recourse to the mention of it. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 31
by James Boswell - 1807
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

...nothing but pure mifery, there never is any recourfe to ,the mention of it." " A man muft be a poor bead that should read no more in quantity than he could utter aloud."" " Imlac.in ' Raffelas,' I fpelt with ac at the end, becaufe it is lefs like Englifli, which {hould...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing but pure misery, there nevet is any recourse to the mention of it.— " A man must be a poor beast, that should read no more...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there something in them that is nut disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing but...misery, there never is any recourse to the mention •f it.— A man must be a poor beast, that should rt'iul no more in quantity than he conld utter...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing...read no more in quantity than he could utter aloud. — * His professional adoration of the GREAT FIRST CAUSE was such as to set him above that " Philosophy...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing but pure misery, there never is any recount to the mention of it.— A raan must be a poor beast, that should read no more in quantity...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing...which should always have the Saxon k added to the c." 1 " Many a man is mad in certain instances, and goes through life without having it perceived :...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: comprehending an account of his ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1821
...Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing...which should always have the Saxon k added to the c." ' " Many a man is mad in certain instances, and goes through life without having it perceived :...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 4

James Boswell, Alexander Chalmers - Authors, English - 1822
...Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing...which should always have the Saxon k added to the c.5 " Many a man is mad in certain instances, and goes through life without having it perceived ; —...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
..." Depend upon it," said he, " if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing...which should always have the Saxon k added to the ca." " Many a man is mad in certain instances, and goes through life without having it perceived :...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...said he, " if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagree- v able to him ; for where there is nothing but pure misery,...which should always have the Saxon k added to the c\" " Many a man is mad in certain instances, and goes through life without having it perceived : —...
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