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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone - Page 50
by James Boswell - 1821
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents :" which Johnfon confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnfon in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " There...in getting money." " The more one thinks of this, (faid Strahan,) the jufter it will appear." Mr. Strahan had taken a poor boy from the country as an...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...which Johnfon confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnfon in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " Thece are few ways in which a man can be more .innocently...than in getting money." " The more one thinks of this (faid Strahan) the jufter it will appear." Talking of expence, Johnfon obferved with what munificence...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; ...apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation. Johnson having enquired after him, said, ct Mr. Strahan, let me have five guineas on account, and I'll give this boy...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " There...apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation. Johnson having enquired after him, said, " Mr. Strahan, let tne have five guineas on account, and I'll give this boy...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him; " There...of this (said Strahan) the juster it will appear." Talking of expence, Johnson observed with what munificence a great merchant will spend his money, both...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1817
..."Small certainties are the bane of men of talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " There...apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation. Johnson having enquired after him, said, "Mr. Strahan, let me have five guineas on account, and I'll give this boy...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him; " There...money." " The more one thinks of this (said Strahan) the justcr it will appear." Talking of expence, Johnson observed with what munificence a great merchant...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ;" which Johnson con. firmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " There...this, (said Strahan,) the juster it will appear." commendation. Johnson having inquired after him, said " Mr. Strahan, let me have five guineas on account,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
..."Small certainties are the bane of men of talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; '*...getting money." " The more one thinks of this, (said Straban), the jnster it will appear." 'Mr. Strahan had taken a poor boy from the country as an apprentice,...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him — "...which a man can be more innocently employed than in geting money." " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, " the juster it will appear." He disliked...
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