I am a great friend to public amusements, for they keep people from vice.

I am a great friend to public amusements, for they keep people from vice.
<01> Я большой сторонник публичных развлечений, поскольку они отвлекают людей от дурных мыслей и поступков. Samuel Johnson (Сэмюэль Джонсон).

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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