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" Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. "
Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ... - Σελίδα 35
των Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

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...which might be dim, but from immediate fenfation. He fhook his head, and faid, •" Poor fluff! Mo, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who afpires to be a hero (fmiling) muft drink brandy. Inthe firft place, the flavour of brandy is moft...

The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Τόμος 1

James Boswell - 1816
...might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his head, and said, " Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the...hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, tTie flavour of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy will do soonest for a man what...

The life of Samuel Johnson, Τόμος 2

James Boswell - 1817
...might juii^r, pot from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate seus;ttion. He shook his head, and said, Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the...but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brajndy. In the first place, tlie flavour of brandy is most grateful to the pulule: and then brandy...

The life of Samuel Johnson, Τόμος 2

James Boswell - 1820
...immediate sensation. He shook hi* head, and said, Puor stuff! No, Sir, claret is tut liquor for hoys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling ' roust drink Ijr.un! . . In the firi-t place, the flavour of brandy ¡* most grateful to the palate:...

The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...might judge, not from recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his head, and said, " Poor stuff! No, sir, claret is the...most grateful to the palate; and then brandy will do sootiest for a man what drinking can do for him. There are, indeed, few who are able to drink brandy....

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 σελίδες
...stuff'! No, Sir; claret is the liquor a. ** '• for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires e DUS,' to »up with us at the Mitre. \Ve found ¿.'i'- most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy • m? will do soonest for a man what drinking...

The North American Review, Τόμος 30

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - 1830
...duelling, and apologized for gambling. At the table of Sir Joshua Reynolds he said, speaking of claret; ' Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys...(smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavor of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy will do soonest for a man what drinking...

The New sporting magazine, Τόμος 23

...seemed to be much of old Doctor Johnson's opinion, as regarded fluids — " Claret is all very well for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero, sir (smiling), should drink brandy !" The usual toasts having been got through, and the company in...

The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1833
...honour to Cognac. — " He was persuaded," says Boswell, " to take one glass of claret. He shook his head, and said, ' Poor* stuff'! — No, Sir, claret...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy.' " See CHOKER'S Boswell, vol. iv. p. 252. — K] And such the new-born heroes found it here, And drain'd...

Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Τόμος 14

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...honour to Cognac. — "He was persuaded," says Boswell, " to take one glass of claret. He shook his head, and said, ' Poor"* stuff! — No, Sir, claret...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy.' " See CROKER'£ Boswell, vol. iv. p. 252. — , E.] And such the new-born heroes found it here, And...




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