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" Sir, a 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. "
Proverbs, Maxims, and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and ... - Page 476
1887 - 602 pages
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 466 pages
...morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." On Tuesday, August 2, (the day of my departure from London having been fixed for the 5th,) Dr. Johnson...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 384 pages
...that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he heard a woman preach. JOHM-ON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." " The Christian religion has very strong evidences. It, indeed, appears in some degree strange to reason...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820 - 442 pages
...morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprised to lind it done at all." On Tnesday, Augnst 2, (the day of my departure from London having been fixed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821 - 376 pages
...morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." On Tuesday, August 2, (the day of my departure from London having been fixed for the 5th), Dr. Johnson...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

1821 - 372 pages
...niorning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where he heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. "- Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." " The Christian religion has very strong evidences. It, indeed, appears in some degree strange to reason...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1822 - 514 pages
...morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." felt an inclination to do nothing." I observed, that it was strange to think that the most indolent...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822 - 508 pages
...morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." felt an inclination to do nothing." I observed, that it was strange to think that the most indolent...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1825 - 370 pages
...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), we stood talking for some time together...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 440 pages
...morning at a meeting of the people called quakers, where I had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his...well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all." On Tuesday, August 2, (the day of my departure from London having been fixed for the 5th,) Dr. Johnson...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 442 pages
...meeting of the people called quakers, where \ I had heard a woman preach. JOHNSON. " Sir, a wo- \ man's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs....; but you are surprised <to find it done at all." On Tuesday, August 2, (the day of my departure from London having been fixed for the 5th,) Dr. Johnson...
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