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" There prevailed in those days an indecent custom : when the preacher touched any favourite topic in a manner that delighted his audience, their approbation was expressed by a loud hum, continued in proportion to their zeal or pleasure. When Burnet preached,... "
Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy ... - Page 168
by Edward Burnett Tylor - 1871 - 426 pages
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 62

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...pleafure. When Burnet preached. ed, part of his congi.e^ion hummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fct down to enjoy it, and rubbed his^ face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he likewife was honoured with the Kke animating bam; but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...pleafure. When Burnet preachi ed, part of his congregation hummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he likewife was honoured with the like animating bum ; but he flretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...pleafure. When Burnet preached, part of his congregation hummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he likewife was honoured with the like animating burn', but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...pleafure. When Burnet preached, part of his congregation hummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, helikewife was honoured with the like animating hum; but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with his life, and notes on his ...

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...pleafure. When Burnet preached, part of his congregation bummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief, When Sprat preached, he likewife was tjonoured with the like animating bum; but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...pleafure^ When Burnet preached, part of his congregation hummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he likewife was honoured with the like animating hum ; but he fa-etched: out his hand to the congregation,...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...pleafure. When Burnet preached, part of his congregation bummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he likewife was honoured with the like animating hum; but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...pleafure. When Burnet preached, part of his congregation hummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he likewife was honoured with the like animatingbum\ but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...pleafure. When Burnet preached, part of his congregation hummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he likewifewas honoured with the like animating hum ; but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares - Biography - 1798
...pleafure. When Burnet preached, part of his congregation bummed fo loudly and fo long, that he fat down to enjoy it, and rubbed his face with his handkerchief. When Sprat preached, he iikewife was honoured with the like animating hum ; but he ftretched out his hand to the congregation,...
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