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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All the Notes that he had written in the margin of the copy which he had in part
revised , are here faithfully preserved ; and a few new Notes have been added ,
principally by some of those friends to whom the Author in the ...
Those written by Dr. Johnson concerning his mother in her last illness , furnish a
new proof of his great piety and tenderness of heart , and therefore cannot but be
acceptable to the readers of this very popular work . Some new notes also have ...
The Dissertation on the Epitaphs written by Pope he afterwards acknowledged ,
and added to his « Idler . ” Life of Sir Thomas Browne prefixed to a new Edition of
his Christian Morals . acknowl . In the Literary Magazine ; or , Universal Review ...
D. TO write the Life of him who excelled all mankind in writing the lives of others ,
and who , whether we consider his ... Had Dr. Johnson written his own Life , in
conformity with the opinion which he has given , ' that every man's life may be
... in this kind of writing Since my work was announced , several Lives and
Memoirs of Dr. Johnson have been published ... of which , before delivering 2
The greatest part of this book was written while Sir John Hawkins was alive ; and
I avow ...
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