The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works in Chronological 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 Literary Men in Great-Britain for Near Half a Century During which He Flourished, Volume 2
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... from the copy of a letter written by the late Mr. Strahan , the printer , to Bishop Warburton ; and from a minute , the original of which is among the papers of the late Sir James Caldwell , and a copy of which was most obligingly ...
... Provoked Husband," and that there had not been of late any such character exhibited on the stage as that of Croaker. I observed it was the Suspirius of his" Rambler." He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence.
Upon another occasion I talked to him on this subject , having myself taken some pains to improve my pronunciation , by the aid of the late Mr. Love , of Drury - lane Theatre , when he was a player at Edinburgh , and also of old Mr.
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Frontispiece Johnsons interview with George III
Johnsons fit of laughter at the Temple Gate from an original drawing
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