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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 Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early ...

Edward G. Gray - 2008 - 224 pagina’s
...difficulties of life at sea merely added to a commander's stress. As Samuel Johnson famously remarked, "No man will be a sailor, who has contrivance enough to...ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned."18 And in some sense Johnson was right, especially regarding ordinary seamen. The men were...
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Shipwrecks, Sea Raiders, and Maritime Disasters Along the Delmarva Coast ...

Donald G. Shomette - 2007 - 435 pagina’s
...made. The famed English man of letters Dr. Samuel Johnson once wrote, not so facetiously, that "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into jail; for being in a ship is being in jail with the chance of being drowned." Indeed, the life expectancy...
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'Twixt Land and Sea

Joseph Conrad - 2008 - 538 pagina’s
...his Life of Johnson (1791), which is, inter alia, a diary of Johnson's conversation: for example, 'No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.' 130.6 Peruvian After wresting its independence from Spanish rule in 1821, Peru retained contact with...
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George Washington's Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea

James Nelson - 2008 - 320 pagina’s
...she had appealed for advice. Ball was of the same mind as Samuel Johnson, who famously said that "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail." Ball told Mary that George would be better off "aprentice to a tinker," because if he shipped out as...
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