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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 Anatomy of Melancholy: What it is with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms ...

Robert Burton - 1881 - 747 pages
...Lau. ' —Archbitttop Herring's Letten, 12mo, 1777. p. 149. " BURTON'S ANATOMY or MELANCHOLY, he (Dr. Johnson) said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise."—Boswelft Life of Johnson, vol. L p. 580, 8vo. edit. "BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY is a valuable...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas. Vol. 1 ...

David Thomas - 1881
...and humour, and made a fortune for its first publisher. It is said that Dr. Johnson declared that it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he •wished to rise. All this will stimulate our readers to become possessed of this cheap edition of the work. MOODS....
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Who Wrote It?: An Index to the Authorship of the More Noted Works in Ancient ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - 1881 - 174 pages
...Junior. Said to have been written to divert the anthor from melancholy. Dr. Johnson spoke of it as the "only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." Thomas Warton wrote a poem called the Pleasures of Melancholy, and Edmmid Gregory a work entitled'...
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Moffatt's pupil teachers' course (ed. by T. Page). Candidates, 2nd ..., Volume 4

Moffatt and Paige - 1883
...It was very rjorjula\ lifetime of the author, and still has many readers. Dr. Johnson said that it " was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." James Usher (1586-1656), Archbishop of Armagh. He was famous for his great learning, and for...
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The English language: its sources [&c., by T. Page].

Thomas Page (schoolmaster.) - 1883
...year after his death. lifetime of the author, and still has many readers. Dr. Johnson said that it " was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." James Usher (1586-1656), Archbishop of Armagh. He was. famous for his great learning, and for...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it is with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms ...

Robert Burton - 1883 - 747 pages
...— ArcJibiîhop Herriny'i Leiters, 12mo, 1777. p. 149. " BÜBTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY, he (Dr. Johnson) said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than ho wished to rise." — Boswelîs Lift of Johnson, voL ip 580, Svo. edit " BDKTON'S ANATOMY or MELANCHOLY...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - 1884 - 2221 pages
...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. 1 " He frequently exhorted me to set about writing a History of Ireland ; and archly remarked,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - 1884 - 2221 pages
...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 me to set about writing a History of Ireland ; and archly remarked,...
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The national encyclopædia. Libr. ed, Volume 3

National cyclopaedia - 1884
...was seldom seen except on the bookstalls, until brought again into notice by Dr. Johnson, who said it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise. It is one of the most extraordinary books ever written. It is one mass of quotations, ;1 and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: And the Journal of His Tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1885
...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. 3 1 [Montaigne had the same affection for Paris, which Johnson had for London.—" Je l'aime...
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