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" Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, he said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Σελίδα 481
των James Boswell - 1807
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Τόμος 1

Robert Chambers - 1862
...the 8th edition (1676), the book seems to have fallen into neglect, till Dr Johnson's remark, that it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise, again directed attention to it. Dr Ferrier has shewn that Sterne was largely indebted to it, and other...

Essays: Political and Miscellaneous, Τόμος 2

Bernard Cracroft - 1868
...a grace which must have seemed ravishing to the big Sesquipedalian. No wonder the Doctor said " it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." He himself thought it overloaded with quotation, and no doubt he was the better artist, and had seen chaster...

Aspects of Authorship: Or, Book Marks and Book Makers

Francis Jacox - 1872 - 494 σελίδες
...served him right.—Johnson himself professes to have read through Fielding's Amelia without stopping. Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, he said, was the only...out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. Boswell describes the Doctor's eager appropriation, at a dinner-party too, of Charles Sheridan's book...

Aspects of Authorship: Or, Book Marks and Book Makers

Francis Jacox - 1872 - 494 σελίδες
...Johnson himself professes to have read through Fielding's Amelia without stopping. Burton's A natomy of Melancholy, he said, was the only book that ever...out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. Boswell describes the Doctor's eager appropriation, at a dinner-party too, of Charles Sheridan's book...

Notes and Queries

1872
...It is also reported that he declared Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy to have been the only book which ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. Putting these two things together, it is interesting to observe that something very like the famous...

Notes and Queries

1872
...It is also reported that he declared Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy to have been the only book which ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. Putting these two things together, it is interesting to observe that something very like the famous...

The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 σελίδες
...inelegant ; wonderfully so, considering how conversant the writers were with the best moduli of antiquity. 'Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, he said, was the...he wished to rise. ' He frequently exhorted me to net about writing a history of Ireland, and archly remarked there had been some good Irish writers,...

The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Τόμος 3

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1873
...since. Sterne seems to have used it almost as a cominonVOL. in. — 31 place book. Dr. Johnson said it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. Byron called it the most exciting and instructive medley of quotations and classical anecdotes he ever...

The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Τόμος 3

1873
...complaining, melancholy, and miserable. Burton, in his quaint and curious book — the only one, Johnson says, that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise * " Essay on Government," in " Encyclopaedia Britannica. " —describes the causes of Melancholy as...

Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Τόμος 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...valuable repository of amusement and information.' It delighted Dr Johnson so much, that he said this ' nference a ready man, and writing an exact man : and, therefore, if a man write little, he Its reputation was considerably extended by the publication of Illustrations of Sterne, in 1798, by...




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