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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 ... - Page 481
by James Boswell - 1807
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The Attic Miscellany, Or, Characteristic Mirror of Men and Things

English poetry
...obfcurity, infipidity, and uniformity of remote fituations. Burton's ' Anatomy of Melancholy ,'he faid was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours foonerthan he wifhed to rife. Being folicited to compofe a funeral fermon for the daughter of a tradefman,...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Anecdotes - 1798 - 446 pages
...fpirit and great power in what Burton fays, when he writes from his o\vn mind." He obferved, that it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours fooner than he wifhed to rife. Books of Travels having been mentioned, Johnfon praifed Pennant very...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes ...

Robert Burton - 1800
...Archbishop Herring's Leiters, 12mo. П71. p. 149. " BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY, he (Dr. Johnson) said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours soonei than he wished to rise." BoswelVs Life of ' Johnson t vol. ip 580. 8vo. edit. " BURTON'S ANATOMY...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy,: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes ..., Volume 1

Robert Burton - Melancholy - 1804
...Letters, ISmo. 1777. p. " BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY, he (Dr. Johnson) s.ml, was the only book »hat ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to n^e." liosu-cU'i Life of Johnson, vol. ip 5SO, 8vo. edit. " BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY isav.iluable...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...wrote in, is uncommonly clear and brilliant. Dr. Johnson has declared, that the " Anatomy of Melancholy was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise;" and in another place he observes, " it is, perhaps, overloaded with quotation. But there is a great...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...wrote in, is uncommonly clear and brilliant. Dr. Johnson has declared, that the " Anatomy of Melancholy was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise;" and in another place he observes, " it is, perhaps, overloaded with quotation. But there is a great...
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The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior, Volume 1

Robert Burton - 1806
...ArcklisHop Herring's Letters, 12mo. 1777. p. 140. " BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHQLY, he (Dr. Johnson) said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." Boswell's Life of Johnson, vol. \. p. 58Q. 8vo. edit. " BURTQN'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY is a valuable...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...esteemed one of the most facetious companions in the university. Dr. Johnson says of this work, that " it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." And again, " it is, perhaps, overloaded with quotations ; but there is great spirit and great power...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...esteemed one of the most facetious companions in the university. Dr. Johnson says of this work, that " it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." And again, " it is, perhaps, overloaded with quotations ; but there is great spirit and great power...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...esteemed one of the most facetious companions in the university. Dr. Johnson says of this work, that" it was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise." And again, " it is, perhaps, overloaded with quotations ; but there is great spirit and great power...
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