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" Its merits had not escaped the notice of Dr. Johnson, though in politics opposed to much it inculcates, for in reply to an observation of Boswell in praise of the French Ana, he said, ' A few of them are good, but we have one book of that kind better... "
The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 317
by James Boswell - 1786 - 442 pages
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The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and ..., Volume 10

1785
...fir; we have no fuch book as Moreri's Dictionary." Bofwell. " Their Ana are good." Johnfon. " A few of them are good ; but we "have one book of that kind better than any of them ; Selden's Table-talk. As to original literature, the French have a couple of tragic poets who go round the world,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...[Oct. 14. Sir: we have no such book as Moreri's Dictionary1.' BOSWELL. 'Their Ana* are good.' JOHNSON. 'A few of them are good ; but we have one book of that kind better than any of them ; Seldon's Table-talk. As to original literature, the French have a couple of tragick poets who go...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 414 pages
...sir ; we have no such book as Moreri's Dictionary." BoswelL " Their Ana are good." Johnson. " A few of them are good ; but we have one book of that kind better than any of them ; Selden's Table-talk. As to original literature, the French have a couple of tragick poets who go round the world,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 4

1819
...Dr Johnson, it is superior to any book of that denomination : " A few of their Ana," he remarks, " are good, but we have one book of that kind better than any of them." Boswcll'i Journal of a To<ir to the Hebrides, p. 321. Speedily will be published. First Latin Lessons...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 4

1819
...of Dr Johnson, it is superior to any book of that denomination : " A few of their Ann" he remarks, " are good, but we have one book of that kind better than any of them." Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, p. 321. Speedily will be published. First Latin Lessons...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 4

1819
...of Dr Johnson, it is superior to any book of that denommatiorr: " A few of their Ana," he remarks, " are good, but we have one book of that kind better than any of them.": Boswell's Journal of a Tour to- the Hebrides, p. 321. Speedily will be published, First Latin Lessons...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...sir ; we have no such book as Moreri's ' Dictionary.'" BOSWELL. "Their 'Ana' are good." JOHNSON. " A few of them are good ; but we have one book of that kind better than any of them, Selden's ' Table-talk.' As to original literature, the French have a couple of tragick poets who go round the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...them are good ; but we have orie- book of that kind better than any of them, Selden's ' Table-talk.' As to original literature, the French have a couple...of tragick poets who go round the world, Racine and Corneille, and one comick poet, Moliere." BOSWELL. "They have Fenelon." JOHNSON. " Why, sir, Telemachus...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Sir Philip Sidney's ...

1831
...quis alius, Joannes Seldenus, Britannise illud immortale decus." BUDD.SUS. " A few of the French Ana are good ; but we have one book of that kind better than any of them ; Selden's Table-Talk." Dr. JOHNSON. SOME ACCOUNT or THE LIFE AND WRITINGS or JOHN SELDEN.* JOHN SEMEN, whom Grotius...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...sir; wenave no such book as Moreri's ' Dictionary.' " BOSWELL. " Their ' Ana ' are good." JOHKSOK. " A few of them are good; but we have one book of that kind better than any of them, Selden's ' Table-talk." As to original literature, the French have a couple of tragick poets who go round the...
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