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" If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair. "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page iii
1831
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...was, at an after period of his life, the opinion of Johnfon himfelf. He faid to Sir Jofhua Reynolds, " If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will foon find himfelf left alone. A man, Sir, fhould keep his friendfhip in cmftant repair" The celebrated...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Anecdotes - 1798 - 446 pages
...thing, that he is nothing of any thing." At a late period of his life he faid to Sir Jolhua Reynolds, " If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will foon find himfelf left alone. A man, Sir, fhould keep his friendfhip in conjlant repair." During a...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...a subsequent period of his life, the opinion of Johnson himself. He said to Sir Joshua Reynolds, ' If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances...through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair.' The celebrated Mr. Wilkes, whose notions...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...a subsequent period of his life, the opinion of Johnson himself. He said to Sir Joshua Reynolds, ' If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances...through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair' The celebrated Mr. Wilkes, whose notions...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...a subsequent period of his Life, the opinion of Johnson himself. He said to Sir Joshua Reynolds, *' If a man does not make new acquaintance as he' advances...through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair." The. celebrated Mr. Wilkes, whose notions...
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The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc

John Feltham - 1799
...furniture; and in Europe, a spoilt child. LXXIV. Dr. JOHNSON said to Sir J. REYNOLDS, that if a man docs not make new 'acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair. ( ^ . . LXXV. HUME said to Bishop...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...a subsequent period of his life, the opinion of Johnson himself. He said to Sir Joshua Reynolds, " If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances...through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair" This light sally, we may suppose, made no...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...thing, that he is nothing of any thing." At a late period of his life he said to Sir Joshua Reynolds, " If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances...through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair.'' During a visit at Oxford, the following...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...a subsequent period of his life, the opinion of Johnson himself. He said to Sir Joshua Reynolds, " If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances...through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair." The celebrated Mr. Wilkes, whose notions...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Religion and state - 1818 - 180 pages
...thing, that he is nothing of any thing." At a late period of his life he said to Sir Joshua Reynolds, " If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances...through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should -keep his friendship in constant repair.''' During a visit at Oxford, the following...
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