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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IF gratitude should be acknowledged for favours received , I have this opportunity
, my dear Sir , most sincerely to thank you for the many happy hours which I owe
to your kindness , -for the cordiality with which you have at all times been ...
I beg leave to express my warmest thanks to those who have been pleased to
favour me with communications and advice in the conduct of my Work . But I
cannot sufficiently acknowledge my obligations to my friend Mr. M Alone , who
was so ...
LORD MACARTNEY favoured me with his own copy of my book , with a number
of notes , of which I have avuiled myself . On the first leaf I found in his Lordship's
hand - writing , an inscription of such high commendation , that even I , vain as I ...
A Letter announcing that the Life of Mr. Savage was speedily to be published by
a person who was favoured with his Confidence . intern . evid . Advertisement for
Osborne concerning the Harleian Catalogue . intern . evid . 1744. Life of Richard
Various Papers and Letters in Favour of the Reverend Dr. Dodd . acknowl . 1780.
Advertisement for his Friend Mr. Thrale to the Worthy Electors of the Borough of
Southwark . acknowl . The first Paragraph of Mr. Thomas Davies's Life of Garrick
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