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THE

LIFE

OF

SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D.

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THE

LIFE

OF

SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D.

COMPREHENDING
AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES,
AND NUMEROUS WORKS,

IN CRONOLOGICAL ORDER ;
A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY 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 LITER

ARY MEN IN GREAT BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALE A

CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED.

BY JAMES BOSWELL, ESQ.

Quo fit ut omnis
Votiva pateat veluti descripta tabella
Vita senis-

Horat.

A NEW EDITION.

COPIOUS NOTES AND BIOGRAPHICAL ILLUSTRATIONS,

BY MALONE.
IN FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

BOSTON :
PUBLISHED BY CHARLES EWER AND TIMOTHY BEDLINGTON.

1824.

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