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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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1848 - 874 pages
...woman 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...of my departure from London having been fixed for tlie 5th,) Dr. Johnson did me the honour to pass a part of the morning with me at my chambers. He said,...
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Lectures and Essays

James William Gilbart - Catholic Church - 1865 - 524 pages
...and, amid the songs of angels, proclaims the triumphs of Pulpit Eloquence. VH.— FEMALE PREACHERS. 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. — Boswett's Life of Johnson. As all our ideas are derived from...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, William Wallace - 1873 - 560 pages
...woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprised bcen fixcd for the 5th), Dr. Johnson did me the honour to pass a part of the morning with me at my...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1887
...felt upon this unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, 1 told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the...surprized to find it done at all.' On Tuesday, August a (the day of my departure from London having been fixed for the 5th,) Dr. Johnson did me the honour...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...felt upon this unexpected and very great mark of his affectionate regard. Next day, Sunday, July 31, 1 told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the...surprized to find it done at all.' On Tuesday, August z (the day of my departure from London having been fixed for the 5th,) Dr. Johnson did me the honour...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1888 - 323 pages
...make a pudding as well as translate Epictetus." ' Boswell's Life of Johnsm, \. 122, . 4. • • 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. H. \. 4e3. • • • As the faculty of writing has been chiefly...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1889
...woman 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 1 Pp. 377-9. First Edition. London, 1775. A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. — Editor....
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...pain — Nature made them blinder motions bounded in a shallower brain." TENNYSON. Locksley HalL ' 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" BOSWELL. Life of Johnson (Dr. Johnson), Fitzgerald's Ed., VoL I.,...
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Lovely Woman

Thomas William Hodgson Crosland - Femininity - 1903 - 212 pages
...been the prime mover. A woman, a dog, and a walnut-tree, the more you beat them the better they be. 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. Women's hearts are made of stout leather ; there's a plaguey sight...
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The Hebrew Literature of Wisdom in the Light of To-day: A Synthesis

John Franklin Genung - Bible - 1906 - 406 pages
...in which the whole Bible shares, that Dr. Johnson had for a woman's preaching. "Sir," he once said, "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." Well, to be sure, we must grant every nation its distinctive genius....
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