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" No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. "
The Atlantic Monthly - ˹ 642
1894
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The table talk of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1867 - 128 ˹
...is harmless, pleasure pure and unalloyed, is as great a power as man can possess. WINE AND BRANDY. Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavour of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then...

Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 ˹
...good intentions.t Boswett's Life of Joknson. Ibbi. Who drives fat oxen should himself be fat.J ibid. Claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. ibid. If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, T is a proof that...

The modern Joe Miller, ed. by R.C.W.

Joe Miller - 1871
...and then you will cease to exist." Haranguing upon the qualities of liquors he said, ' ' Claret, sir, is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy." Talking of London, Johnson said, "London is nothing to some people ; but to a man...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, William Wallace - 1873 - 560 ˹
...might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his head, and said, ' Poor stuff ! No, sir, elaret is the liquor for boys ; port for men : but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavour of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy will do...

The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 ˹
...recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his head, and said, ' Poor stuff ! No, sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men : but he who anpirei to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavour of brandy is most...

The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...persuaded," says Boswell, " to take one glass of claret. He shook his head, and said, ' Poor stuff ! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but be who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy."* 7. Page 315, line 4. Nor further mercy...

LIFE AND CONSERVATIONS OF DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON (FOUNDED CHIEFLY UPON BOSWELL).

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1874
...Having been persuaded to drink one glass of it by way of test, he shook his head and said, " Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavour of brandy is most grateful to the palate; and then brandy will do soonest...

The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...recollection, which might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his head, and said, " Poor stuff. No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port, for...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavour of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy will do...

Life and Conversations of Dr. Samuel Johnson: (founded Chiefly Upon Boswell).

Alexander Main - 1874 - 441 ˹
...been persuaded to drink one glass of it by way of test, he shook his head and said, " Poor stuff ! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for...aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy. In the first place, the flavour of brandy is most grateful to the palate ; and then brandy will do...

Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 ˹
...tavern or inn. ibid. An. 1776. All this (wealth) excludes but one evil poverty. itid. An. 1777. Claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. , ibid. An. 1779. 1 S. Francis de Sales writes to Mad. de Chantal (1605) : Do not...




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