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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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Three Years in the Army: The Story of the Thirteenth Massachusetts ...

Charles E. Davis - 1893 - 476 pagina’s
...transferred, and it was "good riddance to bad rubbish " when they left. According to Samuel Johnson, " Heing in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." Hence the appropriateness of transferring our substitutes. On the 1gth of April an order was received...
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Three Years in the Army: The Story of the Thirteenth Massachusetts ...

Charles E. Davis - 1893 - 476 pagina’s
...transferred, and it was "good riddance to bad rubbish" when they left. According to Samuel Johnson, " Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." Hence the appropriateness of transferring our substitutes. On the 1 9th of April an order was received...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...malarious country. It is easy enough to understand the opinion of Dr. Johnson: "Why, sir," he said, "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail." You would fancy any one's spirit would die out under such an accumula:J tion of darkness, noisomeness^...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 13

Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1895
...malarious country. It is easy enough to understand the opinion of Dr. Johnson: "Why, sir," he said, "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail" You would fancy any one's spirit would die out under such an accumula112 tion of darkness, noisomeness,...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: Virginibus puerisque ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...malarious country. It is easy enough to understand the opinion of Dr. Johnson: "Why, sir," he said, "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail." You would fancy any one's spirit would die out under such an accumulation of darkness, noisomeness,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pagina’s
...Ships that sailed for sunny isles, But never came to shore. r. THOS. HERVEY — The Devits Progress. 41 s. SAM'L JOHNSON — BoswelVs Life of Johnson. An. 1759. And the wind plays on those great sonorous...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1900
...not chuse to continue 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 drest, made...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1900 - 726 pagina’s
...a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." J And at another alousy." March 16, 1759. "DEAR SIR, " I am again your petitioner, in behalf of that great CHAM || of literature,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...jail ; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. "b And at another time, " A man in a jail has more room, better food,...company."* The letter was as follows : Chelsea, March 16, 1759. " DEAR SIR, — I am again your petitioner, in behalf of that great chum4 of literature...
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A Modern English Grammar

Huber Gray Buehler - 1900 - 291 pagina’s
...is a collection of books. 1 6. The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. 17. Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. 18. To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step toward knowledge. 19. The winds and waves...
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