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" ... were his own. Whereas at a tavern there is a general freedom from anxiety. You are sure you are welcome : and the more noise you make, the more trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Stran 274
avtor: James Boswell - 1831
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The Old Inns of Old England: A Picturesque Account of the ..., Količina 2

Charles George Harper - 1906
...the more noise you make, the more trouble you give, the more good things you call for, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity...been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is provided as by a good tavern or inn." The " Chapel House " inn took its name from a wayside chapel...
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The Century: 1906, Količina 72

1906
...high priest of literature ; and underneath this uncontroverted statement ran his own merrier words: "No, sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness has been produced as by a good tavern." Miss Trafton gave a sigh of satisfaction as she drew off her...
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A Kentucky Chronicle

John Thompson Gray - 1906 - 590 strani
...contagion ever disturbed his mind. CHAPTER V MAJOR THROCKMORTON "Dr. Johnson: No, sir; there is nothing yet contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern." THE year 1825 opened with great commercial activity and prosperity, and closed with disaster, all over...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 strani
...humanity, canting hypocrisy, and вШу enthusiasm. — Sydney siaith. INNS. — There in notliing yet contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by u good tavern or inn. — Johnnou. Though I am an inn-keeper, thankhcavon I am a Christian. — Cernantes....
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Vanishing England: The Book

Peter Hampson Ditchfield - 1910 - 403 strani
...delighting in the comfort of the Shakespeare's Head Inn, between Worcester and Lichfield, exclaimed : " No, sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is provided as by a good tavern or inn." This oft-quoted saying the learned Doctor uttered at the Chapel...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 strani
...in London all that life can afford.' As he loved London, so he loved a tavern for its sociability. 'Sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived...so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern.' 'A tavern chair is the throne of human felicity.' Personal words are often upon his lips, such as 'love'...
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Penny Plain

O. Douglas - 1920 - 314 strani
..."There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves* so well aa at a capital tavern. . . . No, Sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced aa by a good tavern or inn." — DE. JOHNSON. PAMELA and David between them carried the day, and a...
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The Buried Past: An Archaeological History of Philadelphia

John L. Cotter, Daniel G. Roberts, Michael Parrington - 1992 - 524 strani
...the welcomer you are. No servant will attend you with alacrity which waiters do, who are incited bv the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion...there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man bv which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn. — Samuel Johnson, in Boswell's...
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Rum Punch & Revolution: Taverngoing & Public Life in Eighteenth Century ...

Peter Thompson - 1999 - 265 strani
...things you call for, the weleomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which servants do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please" (Life of Johnson, 697). 8. Provincial Council, Oct. 28, 1756, 7:340. For a description of this quartering...
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Everyone Comes to Elaine's: Forty Years of Movie Stars, All-Stars, Literary ...

A. E. Hotchner - 2004 - 232 strani
...welcome; and the mare noise you make the mare trouble you give, the mare things you call far, the welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity...incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in propartion as they please. No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been cantrived by man, by which...
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