London, England

Doctor Johnson house Doctor Johnson's house, Gough Square 8 Mar 1998 Hodge the cat statue to Hodge the cat 8 Mar 1998 Hodge plaque 8 Mar 1998 HODGE
a very fine cat indeed
belonging to
SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784)
of Gough Square

Sir, when a man is tired of London
he is tired of life for there is in
London all that life can afford.

The chief glory of every people
arises from its authors