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THE
LIFE

OF

SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D.

BY

JAMES BOSWELL, Esq.

C. Baldwin, Printer, New Bridge-etrert. London,

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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.

BY JAMES BOSWELL, Esq.

-Quò fit ut omnis
Votiva pateat veluti descripta tabella
VITA SENIS

HORAT.

THE NINTH edition, Revised AND AUGMENTED.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOLUME THE SECOND.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T, CADELL ; F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; LONGMAN, AURST, REES,

ORME, AND BROWN; RALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY ; HATCHARD AND SON.
OGLE AND CO.; G. AND W. B. WAITTAK ER ; SIMPKIN AND MARSHALL :
J. COLLINGWOOD; AND R. SAUNDERS.

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