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" No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail ; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned'. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides - Pagina 338
door James Boswell - 1831
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Not Entitled: A Memoir

Frank Kermode - 1995 - 263 pagina’s
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The Samuel Johnson Encyclopedia

Pat Rogers - 1996 - 483 pagina’s
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Enlightenment and Exploration in the North Pacific, 1741-1805

Cook Inlet Historical Society, Cook Inlet Historical Society Staff, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage Museum of History and Art Staff - 1997 - 220 pagina’s
...embodiment of wit and intelligence, Dr. Samuel Johnson, should have said of a nautical vocation, "No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.2 There were positive features, however, to seafaring, especially for a sailor in a British...
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Double Ghosts: Oceanian Voyagers on Euroamerican Ships

David A. Chappell - 1997 - 231 pagina’s
...vice than reformatories." Yet Samuel Johnson claimed, "No man will be a sailor who has the contrivance to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail with the chance of being drowned. ... A man in jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company." Old hands taught neophytes...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pagina’s
...BLACKSTONE, (1723-1780) British jurist. Commentaries on the Laws of England, bk. 1 , ch. 1 3 (1 765-1 769). into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.... A man in a jail has more room, better food and commonly better company. SAMUEL JOHNSON, (1 709-1 784)...
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Recreation and the Sea

Harold Edward Stephen Fisher - 1997 - 181 pagina’s
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Echoes of the Sea: Scotland and the Sea : an Anthology

Brian D. Osborne, Ronald Armstrong - 1998 - 420 pagina’s
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The Nelson Almanac: A Book of Days Recording Nelson's Life and the Events ...

David Harris, Anthony Cross - 1998 - 192 pagina’s
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Godforsaken Sea: Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters

Derek Lundy - 1998 - 320 pagina’s
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