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, المجلد 1
W. Andrews and L. Blake, 1807
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Part of a Review of Grainger's “ Sugar Cane , a Poem , ” in the London Chronicle
. acknowl . Review of Goldsmith's Traveller , a Poem , in the Critical Review ,
acknowl . 1765. The Plays of William Shakspeare , in eight volumes , 8vo . with ...
The first Paragraph of Mr. Thomas Davies's Life of Garrick . acknowl . 1781.
Prefaces , Biographical and Critical , to the works of the most eminent English
Poets ; afterwards published with the Title of the Lives of the English Poets .
A Miscellany of Poems collected by a person of the name of Husbands , was
published at Oxford in 1731. In that Miscellany Johnson's Translation of the
Messiah appeared , with this modest motto from Scaliger's Poeticks , “ Ex alieno
He told me , that from his earliest years he loved to read poetry , but hardly ever
read any poem to an end ; that he read Shakspeare at a period so early , that the
speech of the Ghost in Hamlet terrified him when he was alone ; that Horace's ...
... of two of Euripides's Tragedies , of the Georgicks of Virgil , of the first six books
» [ He told Dr. Burney , that he never wrote any of his works that were printed ,
iwice over . Dr. Burney's wonder at seeing several pages of his “ Lives of the
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