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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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The Twentieth 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 ! Boswell. Yet sailors are happy. Johnson, They are happy as brutes...
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The United Service Magazine, Part 2

Military art and science - 1842
...all an over-nice man — spoke of a ship, so lately as 1778, in these terms: — "As to the saflor, when you look down from the quarter-deck to the space...you see the utmost extremity of human misery ; such crowding, such filth, such stench ! " Horrors of this type appealed for removal, and the call was responded...
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The Moral Life and Moral Worth

Conduct of life - 1911
...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. Sir, the impression is universal. . . . The profession of soldiers and sailors has the dignity of danger. Mankind reverence those who...
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The United Service Magazine

Military art and science - 1866
...a sea b'l'e in the royal navy : — "As to the sailor, when you look down from the quarter-deck lo the space below, you see the utmost extremity of human misery ; such crowding, such filth, such stench ! A ship is a prison, with the chance of being drowned ; it is worse...
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