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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The Life of Sydenham , afterwards prefixed to Dr. Swan's Edition of his Works .
acknowl . Proposals for printing Bibliotheca Harleiana , or a Catalogue of the
Library of the Earl of Oxford , afterwards prefixed to the first Volume of that
The Dissertation on the Epitaphs written by Pope he afterwards acknowledged ,
and added to his « Idler . ” Life of Sir Thomas Browne prefixed to a new Edition of
his Christian Morals . acknowl . In the Literary Magazine ; or , Universal Review ...
The first Paragraph of Mr. Thomas Davies's Life of Garrick . acknowl . 1781.
Prefaces , Biographical and Critical , to the works of the most eminent English
Poets ; afterwards published with the Title of the Lives of the English Poets .
... he acquired a reasonable share of wealth , of which however he afterwards
lost the greatest part , by engaging unsuccessfully in a manufacture of parchment
. He was a zealous high - church man and royalist , and retained his attachment
Her piety was not inferiour to her understanding ; and to her must be ascribed
those early impressions of religion upon the mind of her son , from which the
world afterwards derived so much benefit . He told me , that he remembered
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