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" .Follow me, and hear a lecture in philosophy ;' and Charles, laying his hand on his sword, to say, ' Follow me, and dethrone the czar;' a man would be ashamed to follow Socrates. "
Liber facetiarum, being a collection of curious and interesting anecdotes - Page 228
by Liber - 1809 - 344 pages
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Aspects of Othello

1978
...and hear a lecture in philosophy;" and Charles, laying his hand on his sword, to say "Follow me, and dethrone the Czar ; " a man would be ashamed to follow...the impression is universal ; yet it is strange.' Boswell, Life of Johnson, ed. G. Birkbeck Hill, revised LF Powell, (1924), m, 265-6. n. A rigorously...
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Medical Science, Volumes 1-2

1887
...frame is susceptible. Mr. Johnson, in the year of 1778, described a sea life in the following terms : " As to the sailor when you look down from the quarter-deck...space below, you see the utmost extremity of human suffering, such crowding, such filth, such stench. A ship is a prison with a chance of being drowned,...
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Life of Johnson

James Boswell - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 1492 pages
...impression is universal; yet it is strange. As to the sailor, when you look down from the quarter deck to the space below, you see the utmost extremity of...misery ; such crouding, such filth, such stench!' Bo SWELL. 'Yet sailors are happy.' JOHNSON. 'They are happy as brutes are happy, with a piece of fresh...
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The Mystery of Courage

William Ian MILLER - History - 2002 - 360 pages
...and hear a lecture on philosophy;' and Charles, laying his hand on his sword, to say, 'follow me, and dethrone the Czar;' a man would be ashamed to follow...Sir, the impression is universal; yet it is strange." Mansfield, by the way, is dear to law professors. He is known as "the father of commercial law" and...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 21

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 240 pages
...and hear a lecture in philosophy;" and Charles, laying his hand on his sword, to say " Follow me, and dethrone the Czar ; " a man would be ashamed to follow...Sir, the impression is universal; yet it is strange." Boswell, Life of Johnson, ed. G. Birkbeck Hill, revised LF Powell, (1924), n1, 265-6. 11. A rigorously...
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare criticism

Catherine M. S. Alexander - Drama - 2003 - 3 pages
...Shakespeare is deliberately exposing self-deception and human on his sword, to say "Follow me, and dethrone the Czar"; a man would be ashamed to follow...Sir, the impression is universal; yet it is strange.' Boswell, Life of Johnson, ed. G. Birkbeck Hill, revised L. E Powell, (1924), III, 265-. " A rigorously...
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War in the Age of Enlightenment, 1700-1789

Armstrong Starkey - History - 2003 - 232 pages
...and hear a lecture on philosophy;" and Charles laying his hand on his sword, to say, "Follow me, and dethrone the Czar," a man would be ashamed to follow...Sir, the impression is universal; yet it is strange.' " War fulfilled some need in the human soul. This was Johnson's acute observation on human nature....
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Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-made Man

Vincent Carretta - Social Science - 2005 - 436 pages
...future biographer, James Boswell, that "as to the sailor, when you look down from the quarter deck to the space below, you see the utmost extremity of...human misery; such crouding, such filth, such stench!" To Boswell's rejoinder, "Yet sailors are happy,"Johnson replied, "They are happy as brutes are happy,...
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The New York Journal of Medicine

Medicine - 1844
...survivors to cast them overboard. Dr. Johnson, in the year 1778, thus describes a sea life : — ' As to the sailor, when you look down from the quarter-deck...you see the utmost extremity of human misery ; such crowding, such filth, such atench !' ' A ship is a prison, with the chance of being drowned, — it...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 1

Nineteenth century - 1877
...conversations so tenaciously remembered by the admiring Boswell. As to the sailor (said the great moralist), when you look down from the quarterdeck to the space...you see the utmost extremity of human misery, .such crowding, such filth, such stench 1 HotweU. Yet sailors are happy. Johnson. They are happy as brutes...
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