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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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Doctor Johnson: A Study in Eighteenth Century Humanism

Percy Hazen Houston - 1923 - 346 pages
...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 round the world, Racine and Corneille, and one comick poet, Moliere.' BOSWELL. 'They have Fenelon.' JOHNSON. ' Why, Sir, Telemachus...
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Johnson's Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland: And Boswell's Journal ...

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides - 1924 - 562 pages
...we have no such book as Moreri's Dictionary.' — Bostoell. ' 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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A Selection of Choice and Valuable Old Books ... Offered for Sale, with ...

Pickering & Chatto - Booksellers' catalogs - 1924 - 306 pages
...exceedingly rare First Edition of this famous work. Boswell : " Their [the French] Ana are good." Johnson: " A few of them are good; but we have one book of that...better than any of them — Selden's - Table Talk.' " — Boswell's " Johnson." " There is more weighty bullion sense in this book than I ever found h1...
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Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Selden Society - Antiquarians - 1927 - 246 pages
...Yes, sir : we have no such book as Moreri's Dictionary.' Boswdl : ' 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.' BOSWKLL : Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Oct. 14, 1773, p. 369 of ed. Chapman, 1924. JOHN SELDEN...
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Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Selden Society - Antiquarians - 1927 - 250 pages
...Yes, sir : we have no such book as Moreri's Dictionary.' Boswdl : ' 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.' BOSWELL : Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Oct. 14, 1773, p. 369 of ed. Chapman, 1924. \LK OF LDEN...
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Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Selden Society - Antiquarians - 1927 - 248 pages
...Yes, sir : we have no such book as Moreri's Dictionary.' Boswdl : ' 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 Tabk Talk.' Bosv. KLL : Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Oct. 14, 1773, p. 369 of ed. Chapman, 1924....
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1925 - 784 pages
...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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