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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Literary Magazine . 1756. « Observations on the foregoing letter ; " i . c . A letter
on the American Colonies . Vol . 1. p . 66. M. ] 1 1 1 2 ** After my death I wish 22 ...
... a Series of His Epistolatory Correspondence and Conversations with Many
Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before
Published: the Whole E James Boswell. 1 1 1 2 ** After my death I wish no other ...
After my death I wish no other herald , “ No other speaker of my living actions , “
To keep mine honour from corruption , " But such an honest chronicler as Griffith .
" * SHAKSPEARE , Henry VIII . * See Dr. Johnson's letter to Mrs. Thrale , dated ...
... a few days before his death . As I had the honour and happiness of enjoying
his friendship for upwards of twenty years ; as I had the scheme of writing his life
constantly in view ; as he was well apprised of this circumstance , and from time ...
The man , my friend , whose conscious heart With virtue's sacred ardour glows ,
Nor taints with death the envenom'd dart , Nor needs the guard of Moorish bows :
Though Scythia's icy cliffs he treads , Or horrid Africk's faithless sands ; Or where
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