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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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The Military Quotation Book: More Than 1,200 of the Best Quotations About ...

James Charlton - 2002 - 182 pagina’s
...is not the least of these necessary hardships to have to serve with sailors. BERNARD MONTGOMERY No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. A man in jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company. SAMUEL JOHNSON SOLDIERS Men...
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Dangerous Waters: Modern Piracy and Terror on the High Seas

John S. Burnett - 2002 - 332 pagina’s
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Amazing Grace: The Story of America's Most Beloved Song

Steve Turner - 2009 - 304 pagina’s
...sea during this period was "No man will be a sailor who has a contrivance enough to get himself into jail; for being in a ship is being in a jaiL with the chance of being drowned." A contemporary proverb said much the same thing: "He who would go to sea for pleasure. would go to...
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The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd

Richard Zacks - 2002 - 426 pagina’s
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Enough Rope

Lawrence Block - 2009 - 896 pagina’s
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Murder on the Mauretania: A Mystery Featuring George Porter Dillman and ...

Conrad Allen - 2002 - 288 pagina’s
...voice so that the whole group could hear him. "Do you know what Samuel Johnson said about the sea? 'No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into jail, since being in a ship is being in jail, with the chance of getting drowned.' Good point." "Harvey!"...
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Tobias Smollett

Jeremy Lewis - 2003 - 316 pagina’s
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The Indian Ocean

Michael N. Pearson - 2003 - 352 pagina’s
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London 1753

Sheila O'Connell, Roy Porter, Celina Fox, Ralph Hyde - 2003 - 272 pagina’s
...life as salvation for street children (cat. 3.26), Samuel Johnson's view was more commonly held: 'No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a gaol; for being in a ship is being in a gaol, with the chance of being drowned ... A man in a gaol...
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Work in America: N-Z

Carl E. Van Horn, Herbert A. Schaffner - 2003 - 741 pagina’s
...navy. Seafaring has long been an occupation both dangerous and unpleasant. As Samuel Johnson said,"No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." Andrew Furuseth, the...
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