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" A physician, who has practised long in a great city, may be excused if he retires to a small town, and takes less practice. Now, Sir, the good I can do by my conversation bears the same proportion to the good I can do by my writings, that the practice... "
Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ... - Page 11
by Samuel Johnson - 1807
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...fmall town, and takes lefs practice. Now, Sir, the good I can do by my converfation bears the fame proportion to the good I can do by my writings, that the practice of a phyfician, retired to a fmall town, does to his practice in a great city." BOSWELL. " But I wonder,...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 446 pages
...fmall town, and takes lefs practice. Now, Sir, the good I can do by my' converfation bears the fame proportion to the good I can do by my writings, that the practice of a phyfieian retired to a fmall town does to his practice in a great city." To Mr. Bofwell (who was about...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...is not to be blamed if he retires to ease and tranquillity. A physician, who has practised long in a great city, may be excused if he retires to a small...small town, does to his practice in a great city." BOSWELL. " But I wonder, Sir, you have not more pleasure in writing than in not writing." JOHNSON....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...is not to be blamed if he retires to ease and tranquillity. A physician, who has practised long in a great city, may be excused if he retires to a small...town, and takes less practice. Now, Sir, the good 1 can do by my conversation bears the same proportion to the good I can do by my writings, that the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...not to be blamed, if he retiree to ease and tranquillity. A physician, who has practised long in a great city, may be excused, if he retires to a small...the good I can do by my writings, that the practice or' a physician, retired to a small town, does to his practice in a great city." BOSWELL. " But I wonder,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...retires to ease and tranquillity. A physician, who has practised long in a great city, may be excnsed, if he retires to a small town, and takes less practice....retired to a small town, does to his practice in a great i:ity." BOSWELL. " But I wonder, Sir, you have not more pleasure m writing than in not writing." JOHNSON....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...is not to be blamed if he retires to ease and tranquillity. A physician, who has practised long in a great city, may be excused if he retires to a small...small town, does to his practice in a great city." BOSWELL. " But I wonder, sir, you have not more pleasure in writing than in not writing." JOHNSON....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...not to be blamed, if he retires to ease and tranquillity. A physician, who has practised long in a great city, may be excused, if he retires to a small...small town, does to his practice in a great city." BOSWELL. " But I wonder, Sir, you have not more pleasure in writing than in not writing." JOHNSON....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...is not to be blamed if he retires to ease and tranquillity. A physician who has practised long in a great city, may be excused if he retires to a small...small town, does to his practice in a great city." BOSWELL. " But I wonder, sir, you have not more pleasure in writing than in not writing." JOHNSON....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
...is not to be blamed if he retires to ease and tranquillity. A physician, who has practsied long in a great city, may be excused if he retires to a small...by my writings, that the practice of a physician, retiredto a small town, does to bis practice in a great city." BOSWELL : " But I wonder, Sir, you have...
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