Samuel Johnson Quote

We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich, beyond the dreams of avarice.

At the sale of Thrale's brewery

James Boswell Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) 6 April 1781

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We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich, beyond the dreams of avarice.

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We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich, beyond the dreams of avarice.

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We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich, beyond the dreams of avarice.

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We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich, beyond the dreams of avarice.