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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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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

Edward Tuckerman Mason - 1879 - 319 pagina’s
...into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." And at another time, "A man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company."—Boswell. He said, "I am willing to love all mankind, except an American;" and his inflammable...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1880
...release from a state of life of which Johnson always expressed the utmost abhorrence. He 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." (Aug. 31, 1773.)...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - 1882 - 610 pagina’s
...The more a man extends and varies his acquaintance, the better." "No man will be a sailor," he said, "who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail ; for being on a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned ; " and at another time, " A man in...
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The sea: its stirring story of adventure, peril & heroism. [4 vols., publ ...

Frederick Whymper - 1883
...that carried by his opinion, considered going to sea a species of insanity.* " No man," said he, " will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." The great lexicographer knew Fleet Street better than he did the fleet, and his opinion, as expressed...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...struggling for life in the water, and when he has reached ground encumbers him with help ? An. 1755. Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. An. 1759. The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the liigh-road that leads him to England....
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Sunday talk (ed. by C. Church).

Cyril Church - 1883
...lost the civility of traders without acquiring the manners of gentlemen." Of sailors he said — " 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." There are many sayings...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1884
...choose to continue in it longer than nine months, after which time he got off. JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail with the chance of being drowned." We had tea in the afternoon, and our landlord's daughter, a modest, civil girl, very neatly dressed,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - 1884 - 2221 pagina’s
...release from a state of life of which Johnson always expressed the utmost abhorrence. He once said,* " No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the 1 Lord Stowell informs me that he prided himself in being, during his visits to Oxford, accurately...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - 1884 - 2221 pagina’s
...release from a state of life of which Johnson always expressed the utmost abhorrence. He once said,4 " No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the 1 Lord Stowell informs me that he prided himself in being, during his visits to Oxford, accurately...
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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 pagina’s
...may quote me for it, that there are more gentlemen in Scotland than there are shoes." No man will be 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. In ridicule of Percy's Hermit of Warkworth, he submitted these...
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