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" There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 94
by James Boswell - 1922
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Anecdotes - 1798 - 464 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 ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 508 pages
...talents ;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " There are few ways in which a man can be...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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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807 - 228 pages
...talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him; " There are few ways in which a man can be more...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, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 470 pages
...talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; " There are few ways in which a man can be more...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 - Religion and state - 1818 - 180 pages
...talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him; " There are few ways in which a man can be more...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, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820 - 442 pages
...talents;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; '* There are few ways in which a man can be...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..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 372 pages
...talents ;" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahau put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him — " There are few ways in 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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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...made to him — " There are few ways in 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 much all speculative desponding considerations, which tended to discourage men from diligence...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821 - 374 pages
...talents ;" which Johnson confirmed, Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him — " There are few ways in 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822 - 472 pages
...talents ; " which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him ; "There are few ways in which a man can be more...appear." Mr. Strahan had taken a poor boy from the countiy as an apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation. Johnson having enquired after him, said, "...
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