The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolatory Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published: the Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great-Britain, for Near Half a Century During which He Flourished, Volume 1
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A complete vindication of the Licenser of the Stage from the malicious and
scandalous aspersions of Mr. Brooke , author of Gustavus Vasa . acknowl .
Marmor Norfolciense : or , an Essay on an ancient prophetical inscription in
monkish rhyme ...
Essay on the Account of the Conduct of the Dutchess of Marlborough . acknowl .
An account of the Life of Peter Burman . acknowl . The Life of Sydenham ,
afterwards prefixed to Dr. Swan's Edition of his Works . acknowl . Proposals for
Several Essays in the Universal Visiter , which there is some difficulty in
ascertaining . ... Reflections on the State of Portugal , ” and “ An Essay on
Architecture : ” And from the same Evidence I am confident that he wrote “ Further
Thoughts on ...
The first two Paragraphs of the Preface to Sir William Chambers's Designs of
Chinese Buildings , & c . acknowl . 1758. THE IDLER , which began April 5 , in
this year , and was continued till April 5 , 1760. acknowl . An Essay on the
Bravery of ...
... and he even obtained the assistance of his pen in furnishing some numbers of
a periodical Essay printed in the newspaper , of which Warren was proprietor .
After very diligent enquiry , I have not been able to recover those early specimens
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