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" Here was exemplified what Goldsmith said of him, with the aid of a very witty image from one of Gibber's Comedies: " There is no arguing with Johnson ; for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it. "
Boswell's Life of Johnson - Stran 509
avtor: James Boswell - 1917 - 574 strani
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His ..., Količina 2

James Boswell - 1846
...what Goldsmith said of him, with the aid of a very witty image from one of Gibber's comedies : " There is no arguing with Johnson : for if his pistol misses...butt end of it." Another was this : when a gentleman 1 of eminence in the literary world was vior lentiy censured for attacking people by anonymous paragraphs...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1848 - 1798 strani
...saying in one of Gibber s comedies, which puts this part of his character in a strong light — " There is no arguing with Johnson ; for, if his pistol misses...fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it." * Wednesday, Oct. 6. — After a sufficiency of sleep, we assembled at breakfast. We were just as if...
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Oliver Gold- smith

Washington Irving - 1849 - 416 strani
...Goldsmith designated it much more happily. " There is no arguing with Johnson," said he, u for, when his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it." * In several of the intellectual collisions recorded by Boswell as triumphs of Dr. Johnson, it really...
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The Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1851
...Goldsmith designated it much more happily. " There is no arguing with Johnson/' said he, "for, when his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the, butt end of it?* In several of the intellectual collisions recorded by Boswell as triumphs of Dr. Johnson, it really...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour ..., Količina 2

James Boswell - 1851
...him in the witty words of one of Cibber's comedies : " There is no arguing with Johnson ; for when his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it." He turned to the gentleman, " Well, Sir, go to Dominicetti, and get thyself fumigated ; but be sure...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853 - 384 strani
...what Goldsmith said of him, with the aid of a very witty image from one of Gibber's comedies: ' There is no arguing with Johnson; for, if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt-end of it.' Of Goldsmith's Traveller he used to speak in terms of the highest commendation. A...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853 - 176 strani
...what Goldsmith said of him, with the aid of a very witty image from one of Gibber's comedies: ' There is no arguing with Johnson; for, if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt-end of it.' Of Goldsmith's Traveller he used to speak in terms of the highest commendation. A...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...to • proper sense of our duty.- — Burton. MCLXVIIL There is no arguing with Johnson ; for when his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it. — Gibber. MCLXIX. Oh ! what a war of looks was then between them ! Her eyes petitioners to his eyes...
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Lectures and Miscellanies

Humphry William Freeland - 1857 - 229 strani
...will. " SAMUEL JOHNSON." One hardly wonders after this that Goldsmith should have said : — " There is 'no arguing with Johnson, for, if his pistol misses...fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it." Let us now glance for a moment at the fate and fortunes of Chatterton, the marvellous Bristol boy....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Količina 2

James Boswell - 1858
...saying in one of Cibber's comedies, whichputs this part of his character in a strong light — " There is no arguing with Johnson; for, if his pistol misses...fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it." Wednesday, Oct. 6. — After a sufficiency of sleep, we assembled at breakfast. We were just as if...
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