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" No, sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn. "
Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ... - Page 89
by James Boswell - 1820
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...pleafe. No, Sir i there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which fo much happinefs is produced as by a good tavern or inn." He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenftone's lines : ' " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, " Where'er his flages may have been,...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...pleafe. No, Sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which fo much happinefs is produced as by a good tavern or inn *. He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenftone's lines : " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, • Where'er his ftages may have been,...
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Gleanings in England

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir; then: is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good, tavcin or inn." that — " were we only to follow the falling sack, it could not point to barren ground,"...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness...with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, " Where'er his stages may have been, " May sigh to think he still has...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn."5 He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: " Whoe'er ha^travell'd life's dull...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn."5 He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines : " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good Tavern or Inn. Dr. JoJmstut. THE CAPTIVE QUEEN. ITH radiance rose thy morning sun, Fair promise of a happy day ; But,...
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The Savage

Piomingo - National characteristics, American - 1810 - 312 pages
...on the earth, and will feel inclined to exclaim, with the amiable Shenstone, Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sig-h to think he slill has found The warmest welcome at an inn. Frank. A savi.ge life was the object of Johnson's unconquerable...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 5

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1811
...Windsor, to keep a General Faat. The following lines from Shenstone, are often scribbled on inn windows: Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, Must sigh to think he still has found, The warmest welcome at an inn. The following parody is written...
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The Life of Richard Cumberland, Esq: Embracing a Critical Examination of His ...

William Mudford - Dramatists, English - 1812 - 621 pages
...inn, and, least of all, would he have told the melancholy truth which UK: following stanza contains : Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think )u- stil has found The warmest welcome at an inn. The wretched accommodations of the posadas is •well...
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