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" He made the common remark on the unhappiness which men who have led a busy life experience, when they retire in expectation of enjoying themselves at ease, and that they generally languish for want of their habitual occupation, and wish to return to it.... "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 314
by James Boswell - 1822
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...cheerfulness of Fleet-street, owing tę jE1at' *ne constant quick succession of people which we per66. ' ceive passing through it. JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, Fleetstreet...their habitual occupation, and wish to return to it. He mentioned as strong an instance of this as can well be imagined. " An eminent tallow-chandler in...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...were very laudable qualities, but it might not be so easy to discover who the lady's inferiors were. He made the common remark on the unhappiness which...their habitual occupation, and wish to return to it. He mentioned as strong an O instance of this as can well be imagined. " An eminent tallow-chandler...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...think the lull tide of human existence is at Charing-Cross, He nude the common remark on the uohappineu which men who have led a busy life experience, when...they retire in expectation of enjoying themselves ut ease, and that they generally languish for want of their habitual occupation, and wish to return...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...were very laudable qualities, but it might not be so easy to discover who the lady's inferiors were. He made the common remark on the unhappiness which...their habitual occupation, and wish to return to it. He mentioned as strong an instance of this as can well be imagined. " An eminent tallow-chandler in...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...of it ; but every one must do something. On another occasion, however, he made the common remark ou the unhappiness which men who have led a busy life...their habitual occupation, and wish to return to it. He mentioned as strong an instance of this as can well be imagined. " An eminent tallow-chandler in...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...the cheerfulness of Fleet-street, owing to the constant quick succession of people which we perceive passing through it. JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, Fleet-street...at Charing-cross." He made the common remark on the unbappiness which men who have led a busy life experience, when they retire in expectation of enjoying...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...one must do something. On another occasion, however, he made the com. mou remark on the unhappmess which men who have led a busy life experience, when...and that they generally languish for want of their habitnal occupation, and wish to return to it. He mentioned as strong an instance of this as can well...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...the cheerfulness of Fleet-street, owing to the constant quick succession of people which we perceive passing through it. JOHNSON. '? Why, sir, Fleet-street...full tide of human existence is at Charing-cross." No. XIV. MANNERS. THOUGH of no high extraction himself, Johnson had much respect for birth and family,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...the cheerfulness of Fleet-street, owing to the constant quick succession of people which we perceive passing through it. JOHNSON. " Why, sir, Fleet-street...their habitual occupation, and wish to return to it. He mentioned as strong an instance of this as can well be imagined. " An eminent tallow-chandler in...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...the cheerfulness of Fleet-street, owing to the constant quick succession of people which we perceive passing through it. JOHNSON. " Why, sir, Fleet-street...they retire in expectation of enjoying themselves at case, and that they generally languish for want of their habitual occupation, ami wish to return to...
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