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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It was published with a Translation into Italian by Signor Baretti . In a Copy of it
which he presented to the Bodleian Library at Oxford , is pasted a character of the
late Mr. Zachariah Williams , plainly written by Johnson . intern . evid . 1756.
Character of Collins in the Poetical Calendar , published by Fawkes and Woty .
acknowl . Dedication to the Earl of Shaftesbury of the edition of Roger Ascham's
English Works , published by the Reverend Mr. Bennet , acknowl . The Life of ...
Character of the Reverend Mr. Zachariah Mudge , in the London Chronicle .
acknowl . 1770. The False Alarm . acknowl . 1771. Thoughts on the late
Transactions respecting Falkland's Islands . acknowl . 1772. Defence of a
... his conversation , of which the extraordinary vigour and vivacity constituted one
of the first features of his character ; and as I have spared no pains in obtaining
materials concerning him , from every quarter where I could discover that they ...
... upon almost every circumstance in the character and conduct of my illustrious
friend ; who , I trust , will , by a true and fair delineation , be vindicated both from
the injurious misrepresentations of this authour , and from the slighter aspersions
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