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" I could not find words to express what I felt upon this unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, I told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach.... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 252
by James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...commending thofe books ; in which there was fomething of rafeality." Mr. Bofwell one day told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach. Johnfon obferved, " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...must see thee out of England ; I will accompany you to Harwich.' I could not find words to express what I felt upon this unexpected and very great mark...woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprized to find it done at all.' ' He repeated this advice...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...must see thee out of England ; I will accompany you to Harwich.' I could not find words to express what I felt upon this unexpected and very great mark...his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31,! told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...must see thee oiit of England; I will accompany you to Harwich." I could not find words to express what I felt upon this unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well ; but you are sarprized to find it done at all." On...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...ferve our private ends, Forbids the cheating of our friends?" Sunday, July 31, 1763, Mr. B. told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach. - Johnson said, " Sir, a woman-s preaching is like a dog-s walking on...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...commending those books; in which there was something of rascality." Mr. Boswell one day told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach, Johnson observed, " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...must see thee out of England ; I will accompany you to Harwich." I could not find words to express what I felt upon this unexpected and very great mark...a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." On Tuesday, August...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...commending those books; in which there was something of rascality." Mr. Boswell one day told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he had heard a woman preach. Johnson observed, " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...Sunday, Boswell told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs : it is not done well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." " The Christian religion...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...reward, merely temporal, could he given for such indefatigable labour." One Sunday, Boswell told him he had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs...
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