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Oxford English Classics.

DR. JOHNSON'S WORKS.

THE RAMBLER.

VOL. II.

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P 5 AR3 1962

ERRARI

CONTENTS

OF

THE SECOND VOLUME.

Numb.

Pace 106. The vanity of an author's expectations.—Reasons why good authors are sometimes neglected

1 107. Properantia's hopes of a year of confusion. The misery of prostitutes ..

6 108. Life sufficient to all purposes if well employed

11 109. The education of a fop......

15 110. Repentance stated and explained. Retirement and abstinence useful to repentance......

20 111. Youth made unfortunate by its haste and eagerness

25 112. Too much nicety not to be indulged. The character of Eriphile... 29 113. The history of Hymenæus's courtship

34 114. The necessity of proportioning punishments to crimes

39 115. The sequel of Hymenæus's courtship ....

44 116. The young trader's attempt at politeness

49 117. The advantages of living in a garret

54 118. The narrowness of fame

60 119. Tranquilla's account of her lovers, opposed to Hymenæus

64 120. The history of Almamoulin the son of Nouradin

70 121. The dangers of imitation. The impropriety of imitating Spenser 75 122. A criticism on the English historians

80 123. The young trader turned gentleman

84 124. The lady's misery in a summer retirement

89 125. The difficulty of defining comedy. Tragick and comick sentiments confounded

93 126. The universality of cowardice. The impropriety of extorting praise. The impertinence of an astronomer

98 127. Diligence too soon relaxed. Necessity of perseverance

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