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And who is the gentleman in lace ?”—“Mr. Wilkes, Sir.” This information confounded him still more: he had some difficulty to restrain himself, and taking up a book sat down upon a window-seat and read. - Page 43.

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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 NEARLY HALF 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,

ELUCIDATED BY COPIOUS NOTES,

AND ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS PORTRAITS, VIEWS, AND CHARACTERISTIC DESIGNS,

ENGRAVED FROM AUTHENTIC SOURCES.

IN FOUR VOLUMES. VOL. III.

LONDON:
G. ROUTLEDGE & CO., FARRINGDON STREET.
NEW YORK : 18, BEEKMAN STREET,

1856.

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