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" add, of my own knowledge, that it was a book that Dr. Johnson frequently resorted to, as many others have done, for amusement after the fatigue of study. H.—Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, Johnson said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 107
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...conversant the writers were with the best models of antiquity. " Burton's ' Anatomy of Melancholy,' he said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sonner than he wished to rise. " He freqnently exhorted me to set about writing a History of Ireland,...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, with Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1821
...Warton says, that Milton appears to have been an attentive reader thereof; and to this assertion I add, of my own knowledge, that it was a book that...have done, for amusement after the fatigue of study. H. MILTON. 113 fore, it may be considered as worthy of all the admiration with which the votaries have...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1821
...Warton says, that Milton appears to have been an attentive reader thereof; and to this assertion I add, of my own knowledge, that it was a book that...have done, for amusement after the fatigue of study. maturer judgment approved, and from which he never endeavoured nor desired to deviate. Nor does Comus...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes ...

Robert Burton - 1821
...him." Archbishop Hen-wig's Letters, 12 mo. 1777. p. 149, " BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MKLANCHOLY, he (Dr. Johnson) said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." .Bofivell's Life of Johnson, vol. 1. p. 580. 8vo. edit. " BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY is...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...his history proceeded not from imbecility, but from foppery. " 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. " He loved, lie said, the old black letter books; they were rich in matter, though their style...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

1821
...how conversant the writers were with the best models of antiquity. 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. He frequently exhorted Dr. Maxwell to set about writing a history of Ireland, and archly remarked,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 16

British poets - 1822
...the images, in these two fine poems, from Burton's ' Anatomy of Melancholy,' first published in 1621. It was a book that Dr. Johnson frequently resorted...have done, for amusement, after the fatigue of study. 68 THE LIFE OF MILTON. maturer judgment approved, and from which he never endeavoured nor desired to...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1822
...conversant the writers were with the best models of antiquity. " Burton's ' Anatomy of Melancholy,' he said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed t\vo hours sooner than he wished to rise. " He frequently exhorted me to set about writing a History...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...too long; an objection that may be made to almost all the following speeches; and to this assertion I add, of my own knowledge, that it was a book that...him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. Boswell's Life, ii. 120. they have not the sprightliness of a dialogue animated by reciprocal...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...too long; an objection that may be made to almost all the following speeches; and to this assertion I add, of my own knowledge, that it was a book that...him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rite, lloswcll's Life, ii. 120. they have not the sprightliness of a dialogue animated by reciprocal...
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