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" If you come to settle here, we will have one day in the week on which we will meet by ourselves. That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides - Seite 236
von James Boswell - 1831
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

Edward Tuckerman Mason - 1879 - 319 Seiten
...laughing) " Monboddo does not know that he is talking nonsense." — Boswell. HAPPY CONVERSATION. — He was pleased to say, " If you come to settle here,...competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiment." — Boswett. JOHNSON AND BOSWELI, AT STREATHAM. — When next Dr. Burney took rne back...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

1879 - 319 Seiten
...laughing) " Monboddo does, not know that he is talking nonsense."— Boswell. 10* HAPPY CONVERSATION.—He was pleased to say, " If you come to settle here,...competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiment."—Boswell. JOHNSON AND BOSWELL AT STREATHAM. When next Dr. Burney took me back to Streatham,...
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Christian ethics and wise sayings, by a presbyter of the Church of England

Christian ethics - 1883 - 277 Seiten
...present position, and with any position to which the providence of God may call me. E 2 Conversation. THAT is the happiest conversation where there is no...vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments. The great secret of being agreeable in conv ersation is to be willing to forget yourself, and try to...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Band 1

James Boswell - 1884
...afraid, a Deist, say, that he did not believe there were, in all England, above two hundred infidels." He was pleased to say, " If you come to settle here,...his private register this evening is thus marked, " Boswell sat with me till night; we had some serious talk."' It also appears from the same record,...
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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 Seiten
...meeting with any instance of this kind of open discussion." Another time he observed to Boswell : " If you come to settle here, we will have one day in...vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments." Dr. Adams relating that in some of the colleges at Oxford the fellows had excluded the students from...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - 1887
...afraid, a Deist, say, that he did not believe there were, in all England, above two hundred infidels.' He was pleased to say, ' If you come to settle here,...his private register this evening is thus marked, ' Boswell sat with me till night ; we had some serious talk V It also appears from the same record,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887
...afraid, a Deist, say, that he did not believe there were, in all England, above two hundred infidels." He was pleased to say, ' If you come to settle here,...vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments V In his private register this evening is thus marked, ' Boswell sat with me till night ; we had some...
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Through the Fields with Linnaeus: A Chapter in Swedish History, Band 2

Florence Caddy - 1886
...conversation, an art which we have lost. ' That is the happiest conversation,' says our Johnson, ' where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments/ But it must have . its elements of gaiety and humour, repartee and flashes of fan, or it is flat as...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1888 - 323 Seiten
...in physic.' He delighted as much as he excelled in the rough game of talk, yet he maintained that ' that is the happiest conversation where there is no...vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments V He is as much struck by a brilliant spectacle as Miss Burney's heroine, the youthful Evelina. ' When...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Band 2

James Boswell - 1889
...afraid, a Deist, say, that he did not believe there were, in all England, above two hundred infidels." He was pleased to say, " If you come to settle here,...his private register this evening is thus marked, " Boswell sat with me till night ; we had some serious talk." 1 It also appears from the same record,...
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