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" In 1658 the discovery of some ancient urns in Norfolk gave him occasion to write Hydriotaphia, Urn-burial, or a Discourse of sepulchral Urns, in which he treats with his usual learning on the funeral rites of the ancient nations ; exhibits their various... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Page 287
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774 - 392 pages
...clear himfelf, by modeftly advertifing, that ' if any Man J had been benefited by ' it, he was not fo ambitious as to challenge the < Honour thereof, as having no Hand in that Work.' In 1658 the Difcovery of fome ancient Urns in Norfolk gave him occafion to write Hydriotapbia, UrnburiaJ, oraDifcourfeoffepulchralU...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...clear himfelf, by modeftly advertifing, that " if any man -j~ had been benefited by it, he was not fo " ambitious as to challenge the honour thereof, as " having no hand in that work." In 1658 the difcovery of fome ancient urns in Norfolk gave him occafion to write Hydriotapbia, Urnburial t ğra...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787 - 676 pages
...clear himfelf, by modeftly advertifmg, that " if any man -f had been benefited by it, he was not fo " ambitious as to challenge the honour thereof, as " having no hand in that work." In 1658 the diicovery of fome ancient urns in Norfolk gave him occafion to write Hydriotapbia, Urnburial, tr a...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 400 pages
...Browne took care to clear himself, by modestly advertising, that " if any man f had " been benefited by it, he was not so ambitious ** as to challenge...thereof, as having " no hand in that work." In 1658 the discoverv of some ancient urns in Norfolk gave him occasion to write Hydriotaphia, l/m-bui'ial, or...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1812 - 402 pages
...Browne took care to clear himself, by modestly advertising, that " if any man t had been benefited by it, he was not so ambitious as to challenge the...ancient urns in Norfolk gave him occasion to write ffydriotafi/iia, Urn-6urial,ora Discourse of tefiulchral Urns, in which he treats with his usual learning...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 560 pages
...Browne took care to clear himself, by modestly advertising, that " if any man-j~ had been benefited by " it, he was not so ambitious as to challenge the...ancient urns in •/ Norfolk gave him occasion to write Hydriotaphla, Urn-burial, or a Discourse of sepulchral Urns in which' he treats with his usual learning...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813 - 504 pages
...unlocked," translated, according to Wood, from the physics of Magirus, but Browne advertised against it. In 1658, the discovery of some ancient urns in Norfolk...Hydriotaphia, Urn-burial, or a discourse of Sepulchral Urns," 8vo, in which he treats with his usual learning, on the funeral rites of the ancient nations ; exhibits...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820 - 470 pages
...modestly advertising, that " if any man t had been benefited * Wood, and Life of Sir Thomas Browne, t At the end of Hydriotaphia. by it, he was not so ambitious...write Hydriotaphia, Urn-burial, or a Discourse of sepukhral Urns, in which he treats with his usual learning on the funeral rites of the ancient nations...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820 - 476 pages
...Thomas Browne, f At the end of Hydriotaphia. by it, he was not so ambitious as to challenge the honotlr thereof, as having no hand in that work." In 1658...to write Hydriotaphia, Urn-burial, or a Discourse qfsepukhral Urns, in which he treats with his usual learning on the funeral rites of the ancient nations...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 554 pages
...it, he was not so ambitious as to challenge the honour thereof, as .having no hand in that work m." In 1658, the discovery of some ancient urns in Norfolk...ancient nations ; exhibits their various treatment of ihe dead ; and examines the substances found in his Norfolcian urns. There is, perhaps, none of his...
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