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" Sir, a 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. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ... - Page 285
by James Boswell - 1874
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...muft fee thee out of England : I will accompany you to Harwich." I could not find words to exprefs what I felt upon this unexpected and very great mark...his hinder legs. It is not done well ; but you are furprized to find it done at all." On Tuefday, Auguft 2, (the day of my departure from London having....
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Anecdotes - 1798 - 446 pages
...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...his hinder legs. It is not done well ; but you are furprized to find it done at all." " After we came out of the chureh one Sunday (fays Mr. Bofwell),...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...presence, and celebrated by a description, as it afterwards was, in his Journey to the Western Islands'. After we had again talked of my setting out for Holland,...well ; but you are surprized to find it done at all.' ' He repeated this advice on the death of Boswell's father, Sept. 7, 1782. ' Johnson ( Works, ix. 1...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...felt upon this unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31,! told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the...well ; but you are surprized to find it done at all.' 1 He repeated this advice on the death of Boswell's father, post, Sept. 7, 1782. ' Johnson ( Works,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...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...well; but you are surprized to find it done at all." " After we came out of the church one Sunclay (says Mr. Boswell), we stood talking for some. time together...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...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 2, (the...the honour to pass a part of the morning with me at mу Chambers. He said, that " be always felt an inclination to do nothing." I observed, that it was...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Religion and state - 1818 - 180 pages
...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...well ; but you are surprized to find it done at all." " After we came out of the church one Sunday (says Mr. Boswell), we stood talking for some time together...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1824
...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 2 (the...Dr. Johnson did me the honour to pass a part of the morningwith me at my chambers. He said, that " he always felt an inclination to do nothing." I observed,...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - Table-talk - 1825 - 352 pages
...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...his hinder legs. It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all." " After we came out of the church one Sunday (says Mr. Boswell),...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...man's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well ; but you Ğre surprised to find it done at all." On Tuesday, August 2, (the...departure from London having been fixed for the 5th), I)r Johnson did me the honour to pass a part of the morning with me at mv chambers. He said, that "...
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