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" No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail ; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned ; "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour to the ... - Pągina 338
per James Boswell - 1831
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: Virginibus puerisque ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...in a malarious country. It is easy enough to understand the opinion of Dr. Johnson: "Why, sir," he said, "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail." You would fancy any one's spirit would die out under such an accumulation of darkness, noisomeness,...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...in a malarious country. It is easy enough to understand the opinion of Dr. Johnson: "Why, sir," he said, "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail." You would fancy any one's spirit would die out under such an accumula:J tion of darkness, noisomeness^...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volum 13

Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1895
...in a malarious country. It is easy enough to understand the opinion of Dr. Johnson: "Why, sir," he said, "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail" You would fancy any one's spirit would die out under such an accumula112 tion of darkness, noisomeness,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pągines
...Ships that sailed for sunny isles, But never came to shore. r. THOS. HERVEY — The Devits Progress. 41 s. SAM'L JOHNSON — BoswelVs Life of Johnson. An. 1759. And the wind plays on those great sonorous...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volum 1

James Boswell - 1900
...procuring his release from a state of life of which Johnson always expressed the utmost abhorrence. He said, " No man will be a sailor who has contrivance...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. "b And at another time, " A man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company."*...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volum 2

James Boswell - 1900 - 726 pągines
...procuring his release from a state ot life of which Johnson always expressed the utmost abhorrence. He re legal power to the Clergy, but wishes they should...mankind : the Whig is for limiting and watching the J And at another time, "A man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company." §...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volum 3

James Boswell - 1900
...did not chuse to continue longer than nine months, after which time he got off. JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, no man will be a sailor, who has contrivance enough...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." We had tea in the afternoon, and our landlord's daughter, a modest civil girl, very neatly drest, made...
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A Modern English Grammar

Huber Gray Buehler - 1900 - 291 pągines
...is a collection of books. 1 6. The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. 17. Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. 18. To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step toward knowledge. 19. The winds and waves...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1901
...months, after which time he got off JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, no man will be a sailor who has COD trivunce enough to get himself into a jail ; for, being in...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." We had tea in the afternoon, and our landlord's daughter, a modest, civil girl, very neatly dressed,...
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Virginibus Puerisque: And Other Papers

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1901 - 278 pągines
...in a malarious country. It is easy enough to understand the opinion of Dr. Johnson : " Why, sir," he said, "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail." You would fancy any one's spirit would die out under such an accumulation of darkness, noisomeness,...
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