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" Why, Sir, that may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use ; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning as if he could sing the song of Orpheus to the Argonauts, who were the first sailors." He then called to the boy,... "
The English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ... - Página 303
por William Goodhugh - 1827 - 392 páginas
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 323 páginas
...may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use ; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning as if he could sing the song...would give what I have." Johnson was much pleased pleased with his answer, and we gave him a double fare. Dr. Johnson then turning to me, " Sir (said...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 323 páginas
...may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use ; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning as if he could sing the song...boy), I would give what I have." Johnson was much 148 pleased with his answer, and we gave him a double fare. Dr. Johnson then turning to me, " Sir (said...
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Writers and Readers

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1892 - 211 páginas
...my lad," said Johnson to a boy who was sculling him and Boswell on the Thames, " what would you give to know about the Argonauts ? " " Sir," said the boy, " I would give what I have." Johnson turning to Boswell, "sir," said he, " a desire of knowledge is the natural feeling of mankind ; and...
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Writers and Readers

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1892 - 211 páginas
...my lad," said Johnson to a boy who was sculling him and Boswell on the Thames, " what would you give to know about the Argonauts ? " " Sir," said the boy, " I would give what I have." Johnson turning to Boswell, " sir," said he, " a desire of knowledge is the natural feeling of mankind ; and...
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volumen2

Henry Coppée - 1895
...may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use ; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning as if he could sing the song...give what I have.' "Johnson was much pleased with this answer, and we gave him a double fare. " Dr. Johnson then turning to me, ' Sir,' said he, ' a...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - 1888 - 743 páginas
...may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use ; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning as if he could sing the song...would give what I have." Johnson was much pleased with this answer, and we gave him a double fare. Dr. Johnson, then turning to me, " Sir," he said, " a desire...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1851
...may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use ; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning, as if he could sing the...would you give, my lad, to know about the Argonauts 1 " " Sir," said the boy, " I would give what I have." Johnson BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON. [1763. was'much...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: Together with a Journal of a Tour ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1910
...may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use ; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning, as if he could sing the...lad, to know about the Argonauts ? " " Sir, (said the boy,j I would give what I have." Johnson was much pleased wi*h his answer, and we gave him a double...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volumen1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 páginas
...that may be true in cases where learning cannot possibly be of any use; for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning, as if he could sing the...the boy, "What would you give, my lad, to know about [1700 the Argonauts?" "Sir (said the boy), I would give what I have." Johnson was much pleased with...
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Illinois English Bulletin, Volúmenes7-10

1914
...learning. Johnson conceded that in some cases this might be true — "for instance, this boy rows us as well without learning, as if he could sing the...were the first sailors." He then called to the boy, says Boswell, "What would you give, my lad, to 13 know about the Argonauts?" and the boy answered,...
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