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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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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Third Series

1880 - 556 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 ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1884
...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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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 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." He much disliked all speculative desponding considerations, which tended to discourage men from diligence...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volumen4

James Boswell - 1884 - 816 páginas
...Shakespeare, 1.484, iv. 219, n. ; her saying on Voltaire, 485 ; she drops Johnson, iii. 201. Money. " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," ii. 1 56 ; " none better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction,'' 181 ; "it should...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volumen4

James Boswell - 1884 - 544 páginas
...Shakespeare, i.484, iv. 219, n. ; her saying on Voltaire, 485 ; she drops Johnson, iii. 201. Money. " There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," ii. 156; "none better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction," 181 ; "it should be spent,"...
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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - 1884 - 988 páginas
...son. Old Mr. Strahan the printer (the founder of his typarchical dynasty) said to Dr. Johnson, that " there are few ways 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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887 - 512 páginas
...apprentice. 323 said, ' Small certainties are the bane of men of talents1;' 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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - 1887 - 500 páginas
...act ii. sc. 2. said, ' Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ' ;' which Johnson confirmed. Mr. Strahan put Johnson in mind of a remark which...employed than in getting money.' ' The more one thinks of tljis, (said Strahan,) the juster if will appear.' • Mr. Strahan had taken a poor boy from the country...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson, Volumen1

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 356 páginas
...they ought not to do, they leave much undone which they ought to do. Works, i*. 313. Money : Money : THERE are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. Boswell's Life of Johnson, ii. 323. GETTING money is not all a man's business : to cultivate kindness...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volumen3

James Boswell - 1889 - 464 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...in which a man can be more innocently employed than iu getting money." " The more one thinks of this," said Strahan, " the juster it will appear." Mr....
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