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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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Seafaring Lore & Legend: A Miscellany of Maritime Myth, Superstition, Fable ...

Peter D. Jeans - 2004 - 370 pagina’s
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The Colombo Bay

Richard Pollak - 2004 - 260 pagina’s
...prison," he said, echoing Samuel Johnson, who remarked within his friend Boswell's earshot that being on a ship "is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." The good doctor notwithstanding, the cadet's judgment struck me as a bit harsh, though perhaps I would...
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Beyond Aberdeen: A Bluejacket Diary

Steven Stoker - 2004 - 458 pagina’s
...—Psalms 107:23-24 The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor. — Ralph Waldo Emerson 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. — Samuel Johnson...
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The Loss of the Wager: The Narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron

John Bulkeley, John Byron, John Cummins (Ship's carpenter) - 2004 - 240 pagina’s
...were the land forces that were going to wreak havoc amongst the Spanish colonies and possessions. '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. A man in jail has more...
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John Paul Jones: A Restless Spirit

Peter Vansittart - 2004 - 266 pagina’s
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Maritime Britain

J. R. Hill - 2005 - 96 pagina’s
...but his analysis was subjected to ill-conceived \ experiments for three '"••-. more decades. 'No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned . . . ' Dr Samuel Johnson, 1759 THE EAST INDIA COMPANY THE NABOB Warren Hastings, Governor General...
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Seafarers' Rights

N. J. J. Gaskell - 2005 - 622 pagina’s
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 2005 - 660 pagina’s
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The Wreck of the Batavia and Prosper

Simon Leys - 2005 - 113 pagina’s
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Terrors of the Table:The curious history of nutrition: The curious history ...

Walter Gratzer - 2005 - 306 pagina’s
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