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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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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 ˹
...was induced by Reynolds to drink one glass of it; but he shook his head and exclaimed : " Poor stuff! No, sir ; 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...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: And the Journal of His Tour to ..., 3

James Boswell - 1885
...might be dim, but from immediate sensation. He shook his head, and said, " Poor stuff! No, Sir, ctaret 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...

Technique: Published Annually by the Junior Class of the ..., 10

1895
...other men's flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own." JV-les's notes. " Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy." Brothers B-rn-rd. ' Mere engines made by geometry." Peabodynatnics. ' So...

Gleanings from the Natural History of the Ancients

Morgan George Watkins - 1885 - 258 ˹
...looked at it in a ftate like that of the fea-god Glaucus, whofe original nature can no longer be 1 " Sir, claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men : but he who afpires to be a hero " (fmiling) " muft drink brandy." (Bofwcll, vol. iii., p. 411, ed. 1816.) readily...

Self-consciousness of Noted Persons

1886 - 187 ˹
...eating is over the bottles go their round. Burke takes claret, and the Doctor ejaculates, " Poor stuff, sir. Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy." Burke responds, " Then, sir, give me claret, for I like to be a boy, and partake...

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's ..., 3; 1776-1780

James Boswell - 1887
...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...

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887
...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...

Proverbs, Maxims, and Phrases of All Ages: Classified ..., 1-2

1887 - 602 ˹
...3. The man who has been beaten by a firebrand runs away at the sight of a fire-fly. Ctng. Brandy. 2. Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men, but he who aspires to be a hero must drirvk brandy. Boswell. Life of Johnson. Brave. 1. How sleep the brave who sink to rest ; By all...

Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1888 - 323 ˹
...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." ' Bosweirs Life of -Jo/mson, iu. 38i. Brentford : I ONCE reminded Johnson that when Dr. Adam Smith...

California Inter Pocula, 35

Hubert Howe Bancroft - 1888 - 828 ˹
...expressed great contempt for claret, saying, " a man would be drowned by it before it made him drunk. 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 flavor of brandy is most grateful to the palate, and then...




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