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Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.Johnson, Samuel
Source: SAMUEL JOHNSON.James Boswell, Boswells Life of Johnson, ed. George B. Hill, rev. and enl. ed., ed. L. F. Powell, entry for September 19, 1777, vol. 3, p. 167 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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