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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. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 424
by James Boswell - 1822
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...do, who are incited by the profpect of an immediate reward, in proportion as they 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...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...which waiters do, who are incited by the profpedl of an immediate reward in proportion as they 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...
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Gleanings in England

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited 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...
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The New England Quarterly Magazine, Issue 1

1802
...which waiters do, who are incited by the profpect of an immediate reward in proportion as they 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." premier Noblt/e, to the petite S-iron, the...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion...much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn *". He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...welcomer you are. No servants will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion...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
...welcomer you are. No servant* will attend you with the alacrity which waiters-do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion...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 life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...welcomer you are. No servant will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion as they please. No, Sir ; thereis nothing which hať yet been contrived by man, by which to much happiness is produced as by...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...the alacrity which waiters o are incited by the prospect of an immein proportion as they \Aease. I Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived...much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn *". He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round,...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...welcomer you are. No servant will attend you with the alacrity which waiters do, who are incited by the prospect of an immediate reward in proportion...happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn."* He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines — " Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round,...
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