Boswellism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Boswellism The style of Boswell.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n boswellism The style or manner of Boswell as a biographer; uncritical admiration of one's hero, with faithful but indiscriminate narration of details.
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Usage

In literature:

Boswell, who was no great hand at arithmetic, made him say that an Englishman is to a Frenchman as 3 to 1600.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
It is a Boswell that most appreciates a Johnson.
"Pearls of Thought" by Maturin M. Ballou
Shall one touch a copy of Shakespeare with other than reverent hands, or take up his Boswell without a smile?
"At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern" by Myrtle Reed
Boswell has given us a full account of Johnson's last days.
"Stories of Authors, British and American" by Edwin Watts Chubb
Malone's sketch of his life, and Boswell's life of Johnson, contain numberless illustrious instances of his beneficence.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 4, April 1810" by Various
Says Boswell, "At least be well if you are not ill"; but the dear public is always ill.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
Mr. Boswell, and Dr. Hildyard, of Taunton, the Rev.
"The Surprising Adventures of Bampfylde Moore Carew King of the Beggars; containing his Life, a Dictionary of the Cant Language, and many Entertaining Particulars of that Extraordinary Man" by Unknown
I am lost without my Boswell.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
By James Boswell, Esq.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
The Braves proved rather "easy," for the Cardinals and, as Boswell had indicated, there was little glory for Joe in pitching against them.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
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In news:

Bend's Ian Boswell signs with top European team.
SERVICE for Albert Boswell , 76, of Boyd is pending at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd.
's Scott Boswell expands his empire -- and drives a really fast car.
The catalyst for the latest expansion of New Orleans chef Scott Boswell 's culinary empire was purchased on the eve of his 49th birthday.
Broncos hold off late Boswell rally.
Following Friday's win over Saginaw Boswell , Denton head coach Harold Jackson could not contain a bold smile.
Incumbent third district Congressman Leonard Boswell seeking an eighth term in the US House of Representatives.
We're questioning Boswell and Zaun on this edition of Iowa Press.
Lecter Mae Boswell , age 82, passed away Sunday, Aug 22, 2010, at her residence.
Wilma Jean Boswell , 86, died Aug 9, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Samuel Johnson in 1775, by Joshua Reynolds, reading, with no little consternation, Boswell 's unpublished, other biography of him.
Bud Boswell named chef at steakhouse chains.
Hi-de-hi-de-hi-de-hi: Portland's Stolen Sweets pay homage to Boswell Sisters, Cab Calloway with new album.
WHS wrestlers top Richland, Boswell.
Vietnam veteran Ronald " Catfish " Fisher (center) was this year¿s honoree at the annual Veterans Day observance dinner held by the American Legion, Post 461 in Boswell.
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In science:

Thesis, Louisiana State University, unpublished. 124. Boswell, P. G. (editor) 1993, Europhys.
The Past, Present and Future of the Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors
Methodology We used the supervised classification program CN2 (Clark & Boswell 1991) which induces if-then rules.
A Machine Learning Approach to the Classification of Dialogue Utterances
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