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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Letter for Lauder , addressed to the Reverend Dr. John Douglas , acknowl .
edging his Fraud concerning Milton in terms of suitable Contrition , acknowl .
Dedication to the Earl of Middlesex , of Mrs. Charlotte Lenor's “ Female Quixotte .
Sermons , left for Publication by John Taylor , LL.D. Prebendary of Westminster ,
and given to the World by the Rev. Samuel Hayes , A. M. intern . evid . * Such
was the number and variety of the Prose Works of this extraordinary man , which I
His being appointed one of his executors , gave him an opportunity of taking
possession of such fragments of a diary and other papers as were left ; of which ,
before delivering 2 The greatest part of this book was written while Sir John
Sir John Hawkins's ponderous labours , I must acknowledge , exhibit a farrago ,
of which a considerable portion is not devoid of entertainment to the lovers of
literary gossiping ; but besides its being swelled out with long unnecessary
... Allen cannot make a warrant without his precedent , nor our quondam John
Evans draw a recognizance sine directione Michaelis . Gentleman's Magazine ,
October , 1791.return , followed him to Lichfield , where she took lodg- 34 THE
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