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" Poor stuff! No, sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port, for men : but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Pagina 251
door James Boswell - 1907
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 464 pagina’s
...which might be dim, but from immediate fenfation. He fhook his head, and faid, •" Poor fluff! Mo, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who afpires to be a hero (fmiling) muft drink brandy. Inthe firft place, the flavour of brandy is moft...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807 - 228 pagina’s
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his 1 head, and said, "Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1816 - 500 pagina’s
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate...hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, tTie flavour of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy will do soonest for a man what...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 536 pagina’s
...it, that he might juii^r, pot from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate seus;ttion. He shook his head, and said, Poor stuff! No, Sir,...but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brajndy. In the first place, tlie flavour of brandy is most grateful to the pulule: and then brandy...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820 - 550 pagina’s
...by it before it made him drunk. He was persuaded to iiriuk one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook hi* head, and said, Puor stuff! No, Sir, claret is tut liquor for hoys ; port for men ; but he who...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1825 - 370 pagina’s
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate...sensation. He shook his head, and said, " Poor stuff 1 No, sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling)...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 416 pagina’s
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glass of it, that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate...most grateful to the palate; and then brandy will do sootiest for a man what drinking can do for him. There are, indeed, few who are able to drink brandy....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 622 pagina’s
...stuff'! No, Sir; claret is the liquor a. ** '• for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires e DUS,' to ╗up with us at the Mitre. \Ve found ┐.'i'- most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy • m? will do soonest for a man what drinking...
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The North American Review, Volume 30

1830 - 592 pagina’s
...duelling, and apologized for gambling. At the table of Sir Joshua Reynolds he said, speaking of claret; ' Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys...(smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavor of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy will do soonest for a man what drinking...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1831 - 584 pagina’s
...by it before it made him drunk." He was persuaded to drink one glis> of it. that he might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his head, and *aid, " Poor stuff! Xo, sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port for men: but he who aspires to be...
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