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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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Samuel Johnson, Volumen20

Leslie Stephen - 1901 - 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 iu getting money." On another occasion Johnson observed with equal truth, if less originality, that...
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - 1902 - 728 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 Poet's Charter: Or, The Book of Job

Francis Burdett Money-Coutts - 1903 - 330 páginas
...Pilgrim's Progress, p. 229. Of course, against this may be set the curious assertion of Dr. Johnson that " there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." 1 Unintentionally, no doubt, it is, perhaps, the most cynical sentence ever uttered ; for just as the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen295

1903
...money " ; and to have acted on another saying of that "respectable Hottentot" equally monstrous, that there are " few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." In all business transactions he loved to have two strings to his bow. A hankering after good bargains...
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Life of Johnson, Volúmenes1-2

James Boswell - 1904 - 1592 páginas
...a competency, said, ' Small certainties are the bane of men of talents ; ' which Johnson confirmed. H j H V&@ d # à1 ~ { ʗ $z ܴà M A P J 2fԨ y ~ J , y 6q k p "QV Mr. Strahan had taken a poor boy from the country as an apprentice, upon Johnson's recommendation....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Including A Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1852
...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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England and the English from an American Point of View

Price Collier - 1909 - 480 páginas
...bishop is confused, and concludes, as do all Englishmen, that Doctor Johnson was right when he said that "there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." They spend four pounds sterling per head for drink, or some $750,000,000 a year, and in the year 1906-7...
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L. Annaei Senecae Dialogorvm libri X, XI, XII.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - 1915 - 400 páginas
...considered unfavourable to virtue. ' There are few ways,' said a great master of practical life, ' in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money V The ideal life preached by Seneca is quite as selfish in its object as that of the business-man,...
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Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1923 - 372 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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Doctor Johnson: A Play

Alfred Edward Newton - 1923 - 170 páginas
...His time is, I suppose, largely spent in making money. Dr. JOHNSON. It is, sir, and there are indeed few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in making money. Mr. BOSWELL. He might devote himself to literature. Dr. JOHNSON. Dr. JOHNSON. For his...
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