James Boswell Quote

He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.


Comment on Samuel Johnson's treatment of Thomas Sheridan (16 October 1769) - The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1791)

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He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.

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He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.

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He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.

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He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.