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SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.

TOGETHER WITH

THE JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES

BY

JAMES BOSWELL, ESQ.

NEW EDITIONS

WITH NOTES AND APPENDICES

BY THE LATE

ALEXANDER NAPIER, M. A.

TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, VICAR OF HOLKHAM,
Editor of the Cambridge Edition of the Theological Works of Barrow.

VOL. III.

LONDON

GEORGE BELL AND SONS, YORK STREET

COVENT GARDEN

CHISWICK PRESS :-C WHITTINGHAM AND CO., TOOKS COURT,

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Dines at the Mitre with Boswell and Murray

63

To Church on Good Friday

70

Johnson looks forward to the Tour in Italy

71

“ The most literary conversation" Johnson “ ever en-

joyed" .

73

His numerous and various acquaintance

73

Easter Day at St. Paul's

76

Dinner at Mr. Thrale's with Boswell and Murphy 78-82

And at General Paoli's.

82-84

Johnson on the passions

86

On the effect of wine

88

Goes to Bath with the Thrales

90

Excursion to Bristol

94

Luxury effects much good

99

Argument in a law case

101-105

Boswell engages Johnson to dine at Mr. Dilly's to meet

Mr. Wilkes

108

Johnson forgets the engagement

109

But is caught by Boswell

110

And enjoys Wilkes' conversation immensely

jil-117

Boswell leaves London for Scotland

118

Johnson's epitaph on Goldsmith

120-121

The Round Robin

121

Letters to and from Boswell :

123-136

Johnson proposes to study vigorously, particularly

Greek and Latin

127

His approval of Blair's sermons

132-138

Prayer on Easter Day

133

Letters to and from Boswell

135-145
Sir Alexander Dick to Dr. Johnson

136-137
Lives of the Poets projected :

143-145
Letter about this plan from E. Dilly

144-145

Letter from Johnson to Charles O'Connor

146

Writes the Prologue to A Word to the Wise

148

Sheridan's complimentary prologue

149

Letters to and from Boswell.

150-164

Johnson proposes a trip to the Baltic

167

Johnson visits Dr. Taylor at Ashbourne, and Boswell

meets him there

168

Johnson's efforts in behalf of Dr. Doda

171-179

Johnson's portrait of Mr. Fitzherbert

179

His medical advice to Dr. Taylor .

182

On the fear of death

183-184

On biography

184

Parodies Warton's poems

187-188

Johnson and Boswell drive in a post chaise to Derby 189-191

They visit the china manufactory.

191

And the silk mill .

Johnson's amusement at Rutty's Diary

197

Johnson's style of writing

199-200

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