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" I love anecdotes. I fancy mankind may come, in time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big book is made. "
The Book of Table-talk - Page i
by Charles MacFarlane - 1836
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1785
...allaphoriftically, except in narrative ; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illuftration, and all thofe arts by which a big book is made.— If a man is to wait till he weaves anecdotes into a fyftem, we may be long in getting them, and get but few, in comparifon of what he might get." Dr. Robertfon...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1785 - 534 pages
...aphoriftically, except in narrative ; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illuftration, and all thofe arts by which a big book is made. — If a man is to- wait till he weaves anecdotes into a fyftem, we may be long in getting them, and get but few, in comparifon of what we might get." Dr. Robertfon...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative ; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big...but few, in comparison of what we might get.' Dr. Robertson said, the notions of Eupham Macallan, a fanatick woman, of whom Lord Hailes gives a sketch,...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1810 - 414 pages
...time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative ; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big...but few, in comparison of what we might get." Dr. Robertson said, the notions or Eupham Macallan, a fanatick woman, of whom Lord Hailes gives a sketch,...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813
...time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big...system, we may be long in getting them, and get but few, m comparison of what we might get." . Dr. Robertson said, the notions of Eupham Macallan, a fanatick...
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An Olio of Bibliographical and Literary Anecdotes and Memoranda, Original ...

William Davis (bibliographer.) - Bibliography - 1814 - 126 pages
...1814. . tinted by J'. HAYES, I lmout/1 Street, it ettminstcr, ) PREFACE. If a man is to wait 'fill he weaves anecdotes into a system, we may be long...and get but few, in comparison of what we might get. Johnson. As it is the province of a good housewife to eater according to the known tastes of the different...
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A Second Series of Curiosities of Literature: Consisting of ..., Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1824
...in time to write all aphoristically, except in narrative; grow weary of preparation, and connexion, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big book is made." Many a volume indeed has often been written to demonstrate, what a lover of proverbs could show had...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...in time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative; grow weary of preparation, and connexion, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big...but few, in comparison of what we might get." Dr. Robertson said, the notions of Eupham Macallan, a fanatick woman, of whom Lord Hailes gives a sketch,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1833 - 566 pages
...in time, to write all aphorisiically, except in narrative; grow m*ry of preparation, and connexion, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big...them, and get but few, in comparison of what we might gel." Dr. Robertson said, the notionsof Eupham Macallan, a fanatick woman, of whom Lord Hailes give*...
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Curiosities of Literature

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...time to write all aphoristically, except in narrative ; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big book is made.' Many a volume indeed has often been written to demonstrate, what a lover of proverbs could show had...
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