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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... PIECES OP 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 .
Yet , luminous as he was upon the whole , you perceived all the shades which
mingled in the grand composition ; all the little peculiarities and slight blemishes
which marked the literary Colossus . Your very warm commendation of the ...
Such may speak of their literary fame in a decorous style of diffiderce . But I
confess , that I am so formed by nature and by habit , that to restrain the effusion
of delight , on having obtained such fame , to me would be truly painful . Why
In the Literary Magazine ; or , Universal Review , which began in January 1756 .
His Original Essays are , The Preliminary Address . intern . evid . An introduction
to the Political State of Great Britain , intern . evid . Remarks on the Militia Bill ...
1750. Address to the Publick , concerning Miss Williams's Miscellanies . Vol . 20 .
p . 404 . P. 428 . 1753. Preface . Notice of Mr. Edward Cave's death , inserted in
the last page of the Index In tbe Literary Magazine . 1756. « Observations on the
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