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" Nay, my dear lady, this will never do. Poor David ! Smile with the simple. What folly is that ? And who would feed with the poor that can help it? "
Nineteenth Century and After - Page 514
1887
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 554 pages
...pecu.. liar pleafure on this, line : " I'd fmile with the fimple, and feed with the poor." JoHNSON. " Nay, my dear Lady, this will never do. Poor David ! Smile with the fimple ! What folly is that ! And who would feed with the poor that can help it ? No, no ; let me fmile...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Anecdotes - 1798 - 464 pages
...the poor." JcHNbON. " Nay, my dear lady, this will never do. Poor David 1 Smile with the fimple ? — What folly is that. And who would feed with the poor that can help it ? No, no ; let me fmile with the wife, and feed with the rich." — Mr. Bofwell fays, " I repeated this fally to Garrick,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807 - 238 pages
...peculiar pleasure on this line: " I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor." , —JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear lady, this will never do. Poor David!...me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich."— Mr. Boswell says, " I repeated this sally to Garrick, and wondered to find his sensibility as a writer...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807 - 514 pages
...with peculiar pleasure on this line: " I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor." JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear Lady, this will never do. Poor David...let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich." I repeated this sally to Garrick, and wondered to find his sensibility as a writer not a little irritated...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 508 pages
...with peculiar pleasure on this line : " I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor." JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear Lady, this will never do. Poor David...let me smile with the wise^ and feed with the rich." I repeated this sally to Garrick, and wondered to find his sensibility as a writer not a little irritated...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Religion and state - 1818 - 678 pages
...pleasure on this line: • .. " I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor." — JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear lady, this will never do. Poor David!...let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich." — Mr. Boswell says, " I repeated this sally to Garriek, and wondered to find his sensibility as a...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820 - 442 pages
...with peculiar pleasure on this line; " I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor." JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear Lady, this will never do. Poor David...let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich." I repeated this sally to Garrick, and wondered to tind his sensibility as a writer not a little irritated...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 372 pages
...with peculiar pleasure on this line : I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor. JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear lady, this will never do. Poor David...let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich." Boswell repeated this sally to . Garrick, and wondered to find his sensibility as a writer not a little...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821 - 372 pages
...with peculiar pleasure on this line : I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor. JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear lady, this will never do. Poor David...let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich." Boswell repeated this sally to Garrick, and wondered to find his sensibility as a writer not a little...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821 - 376 pages
...with peculiar pleasure on this Hue : " I'd smile with the simple, and feed with the poor." JOHNSON. " Nay, my dear Lady, this will never do. Poor David...let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich." I repeated this sally to Garrick, and wondered to find his sensibility as a writer not a little irritated...
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