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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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volumen4

James Boswell - 1889 - 572 páginas
...blockhead, ever wrote except for money," iii. 72 ; and trade discussed by Johnson, ii. 99 ; Johnson said, " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," 298. Montagu. Mrs., sits to Miss Reynolds for her picture, iii. 259 ; her vanity, 92 ; drops Johnson...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volumen4

James Boswell - 1889 - 572 páginas
...blockhead, ever wrote except for money," iii. 72 ; and trade discussed by Johnson, ii. 99; Johnson said, "There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," 29S. Montagu. Mrs., sits to Miss Keynolds for her picture, iii. 259 ; her vanity, 92; drops Johnson...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volumen2

James Boswell - 1889 - 504 páginas
...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 : At a county election in Scotland, many years ago, when there was a warm contest between the friends...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volumen2

James Boswell - 1889 - 454 páginas
...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 : At a county election in Scotland, many years ago, when there was a warm contest between the friends...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 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...* ' There are few ways in which a man can be more innocestly employed than in getting money." " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, "the juster...
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Writings of Severn Teackle Wallis, Volumen1

Severn Teackle Wallis - 1896 - 392 páginas
...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volumen2

James Boswell - 1900 - 922 páginas
...a competency, said, " Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ;" which Johnson confirmed. hardson is very tedious." JOHNSON: "Why, Sir, * It...a just and subtle distinction between occasional Mr Strahan had taken a poor boy from the country as an apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation. Johnson...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1900
...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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English Men of Letters: Pope, by Leslie Stephen, 1900; Johnson by Leslie ...

1900 - 674 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1900
...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 is related, that he who devised the oath of abjuration, profligately boasted, that he had framed a...
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