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" There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. "
The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce - Página 477
por Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - 2010 - 634 páginas
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The Doctor, &c, Volumen1

Robert Southey - 1865 - 694 páginas
...the printer (the founder of his typarchical dynasty) saiil to Dr. Johnson, that " there are fiaw wnys in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money;" and he added, that " the more one thinks of this the juster it will appear." Johnson agreed with him...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volumen43

1869
...Practice of Medicine in the University of Glasgow. Pp. 47. Glasgow, 1868. DR. JOHNSON'S saying, that " there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," though it had perhaps a touch of satire in it, was meant on the whole in earnest, and is a sound one...
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Discourse on the Life and Character of George Peabody: Delivered ...

Severn Teackle Wallis - 1870 - 78 páginas
...but that of contracting. When old Strahan, the printer, recalled to Dr. Johnson a remark of his, that "there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," he added, and with entire unconsciousness of the force of what he was saying, that "the more one thinks...
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Thoughts for Times and Seasons

John Timbs - 1872
...too late : Lose not the Queene ; for, ten to one. If she be lost, the game is gone." MONEY-MAKING. There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money ; and the more one thinks of this, the juster it will appear. SIGNS OF GOOD TIMES. The parts and signs...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 622 páginas
...to a competency, said, 'Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ;' which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which he had made to him : ' There are few ways in whicli | a man ran be more innocently employed than in getting money." 'The more one thinks of tliii,'...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874 - 604 páginas
...to a competency, said, " Small certainties are the bane of men of talents:" which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which...this, (said Strahan,) the juster it will appear." Mr. Strahan had taken a poor boy from the country as an apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation....
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LIFE AND CONSERVATIONS OF DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON (FOUNDED CHIEFLY UPON BOSWELL).

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1874 - 484 páginas
...himself young as long as he can. Mr. Strahan quoted a capital saying of the Doctor's: " There arefnv ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money;" and added, "The more one thinks of this, the juster it will appear." after him, said, " Mr. Strahan,...
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Life and Conversations of Dr. Samuel Johnson: (founded Chiefly Upon Boswell).

Alexander Main - 1874 - 478 páginas
...himself young as long as he can. Mr. Strahan quoted a capital saying of the Doctor's : " There arcfau ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money;" and added, "The more one thinks of this, the juster it will appear." after him, said, " Mr. Strahan,...
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Samuel Johnson

Sir Leslie Stephen - 1878 - 195 páginas
...publisher, Strahan. Strahan reminded Johnson of a characteristic remark which he had formerly made, that there are " few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." On another occasion Johnson observed with equal truth, if less originality, that cultivating kindness...
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Common Sense in Business, Or, Practical Answers to Practical Questions on ...

Edwin Troxell Freedley - 1878 - 384 páginas
...exercise for those faculties in man that delight in action, or, as Dr. Johnson has expressed it, there arc few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. The merchants and manufacturers of to-day take the place, in their influence upon society, of the knights...
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