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Steevens, George, Esq. communications from as Telt, i. 463.
Testimony, general, i. 232, 3, 241.
Theocritus, ii. 329.
Thomas à Kempis, ii. 186, 49?:
letter as to obtaining Johnson a seat in par-
the poet, his works, i. 246, 306;
Mrs. - Johnson's letters to, ii. 389, 272
Stuart, Andrew, Erq his Letters to Lord
Style, ii. 220.
Letter to Dr. Johnson from him, ii.
tations of, i. 122 ; ii. 156.
Johnson's opinion of, ii. 441.
his letier to the authour, on J hnson's
going to Italy, ii. 526.
Johnson's opinion of his works, i. 245, Tory, Johnson's definition of, ii. 399, 501.
Towers, Dr. Joseph, i. 460.
his life by Johnson, ii. 363.
his • Ellay on the Life,' &c. of Johnson,
Trade, Johpson's remarks on, i. 323.
Translation, i. 39; ii. 62.
• Traveller, The,' Goldsmith's poem of, i.
Johnson's lines in, i: 276.-His high
TACITUS, remarks on his style, i. 378.
praise of, ii.
• Tale of a Tub,' i. 245,462.
Travelling, ii. 47, 61., 194, 213, 233, 270, 1,
• Taxation no Tyranny,' i. 458.
ing, ii. 233.
Trinity, Johnson's belief in, and just disappro-
bation of its being discussed in a mixed
Truth, importance of a regard to, i. 237 ; ii. 19,
132, 188, 9, 300, 332, 379, 434, 440,
Jeremy, ii. 503.
Twifs's tras els in Spain, i. 477-
Temple, Reverend Mr. i. 277, 460.
Tyers, Mr. Thomas, anecdotes of, ii. 237.
his well-written character, of Gray, ii. Tytler's vindication of Mary Queen of Scots,
Tea, i. 172.
* Since the note referred to was written, the Case has received the determination of the Court of King's Bench;
U. and V.
* VANITY of human Wishes,' Jolinson's poem, Letters of Johnson to, i. 136, 335.
Reverend Thomas, i. 146 ; i. 26, 332.
Vilette, Reverend Mr. Ordinary of Newgate,
Letters of Johnson to, 146, 150, 1, 2,
153, 6, 160, 1, 177, 183, 4, 308, 334.
Johnson's juvenile translations from, i. Wedderburne, Alexander, Esq.-Sce Loughbo-
• Visitor, The,' a periodical paper, i. 476. Welley, Reverend John, ii. 190, 231.
Letter of Johnson to, ii. 294.
of his nephew Lord Lyttelton's vision, ii.
Vyse, Reverend Dr. letter of to the Authour,
Letter of Johnson to, ii, 12.
Whigs, Johnson's defnition of, ii. 399; no
greai private enmity between them and
Tories, ii. 501.
Whitefield, Reverend George, his character,
i. 33, 314; ii. 304.
Whitefoord, Caleb, Esq. ii. 518.
Whitehead, Paul, i. 64, 217.
· Whole Duty of Man,' conjectures on its
Johnson's life of, ii. 347.
Wilkes, John, Esq. his jeu d'esprit on Johnson's
his letter reconimending Johnson and meetings between him and Johnson, ii.
80, & jeq. 389.
Jolifon's opinion of him, ii. 163.
anecdote of gallantry related by him,
Warburton, his contest with Lowth, i. 293.
his pleasantry on Johnson and himself,
Wari, the noted Dr. ii. 291.
Williams, Mr. Zachariah, account of, i.
Willon, Reverend Mr. letter of Johnson to, YOUNG, Dr. his Night Thoughts,' i. 322
Johnson's life of, i. 361.
anecdotes of, ii. 400, 2.
his fine image of delicate fatire, ii.
XERXES, Juvenal's fine verses on, i. 401.
Which the Reader is requested to make with his Pen, before perusing the following Life.
P. 32, 1. 3 from the foot, for cotemporarics, read contemporaries.
ascribed to Dr. Bathurst, whose christian name was Richard.
has stood many years.
Origin of Moral Virtue.”
P. 191, 1. 8, for Johnston read Johnson.
Dedication of his Juvenal.
To Mr. EDMUND ALLEN. * DEAR SIR,
“ IT has pleased God this morning to deprive me of the powers of speech; and as I do not know but that it may be his farther good pleasure to deprive me foon of my senses, I request you will, on the receipt of this note, come to me, and act for me, as the exigencies of my case may require. I am sincerely yours,
“ SAM. JOHNSO N." P. 562, 1. 3, from the foot, after tongue insert a and prefix inverted commas to the
following word. P. 582, 1. 10, after respectable contribution, add-But the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's
having come to a resolution of admitting monuments there, upon a liberal and magnificent plan, that cathedral was afterwards fixed on as the place.
N 1776, Johnson wrote, so far as I can discover, nothing for the publick: 1776. . but that his mind was still ardent, and fraught with generous wishes to
Ætat. 67. attain to still higher degrees of literary excellence, is proved by his private notes of this year, which I shall insert in their proper place.
TO JAMES BOSWELL, Esq. « DEAR SIR,
“ I HAVE at last sent you all Lord Hailes's papers. While I was in France, I looked very often into Henault; but Lord Hailes, in my opinion, leaves him far, and far, behind. Why I did not dispatch so short a perusal sooner, when I look back, I am utterly unable to discover: but human moments are stolen away by a thousand petty impediments which leave no trace behind them. I have been afflicted, through the whole Christmas, with the general disorder, of which the worst effect was a cough, which is now much mitigated, though the country, on which I look from a window at Streatham, is now covered with a deep snow. Mrs. Williams is very ill : every body else is as usual. “ Among the papers, I found a letter to you, which I think you had not
, I opened ; and a paper for · The Chronicle, which I suppose it not necessary now to insert. I return them both, Vol. II.
“ I have,