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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... Baldwin , I make no doubt it will be found not less perfect than the former
edition ; the greatest care having been taken , by correctness and elegance to do
justice to one of the most instructive and entertaining works in the English
Plan for a Dictionary of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE , addressed to Philip Dormer ,
Earl of Chesterfield . acknowl . For the Gentleman's Magazine . 1748. Life of
Roscommon , acknowl . Foreign History , November . intern . evid . For Mr.
A DICTIONARY , with a Grammar and History , of the English LANGUAGE ,
acknowl . An account of an Attempt to ascertain the Longitude at Sea , by an
exact Theory of the Variations of the Magnetical Needle , with a Table of the
Variations at ...
Proposals for publishing an Analysis of the Scotch Celtick Language , by the
Reverend William Shaw . acknowl . 1777. Dedication to the King of the
Posthumous Works of Dr. Pearce , Bishop of Rochester , acknowl . Additions to
the Life and ...
... of his own history , that clearness of narration and elegance of language in
which he has embalmed so many eminent persons , the world would probably
have had the most perfect example of biography that was ever exhibited .
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