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CONTENT S.

CHAPTER I.

1754.

Johnson writes the “Life of Cave.”- The Dictionary.

Lord Chesterfield. — His alleged Neglect of Johnson. His Papers in “ The World,” in Recommendation of the Dictionary. — Letter to the Earl. – Bolingbroke's Works edited by Mallet. – Johnson visits Oxford for the Purpose of consulting the Libraries. His Conversations with Mr. Warton, Mr. Wise, and others. Sir Robert Chambers. — Letters to Warton. — Collins.

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CHAPTER II.

1755_1758.

Johnson receives the Degree of M. A. by Diploma. Cor

respondence with Warton and the Authorities of the University of Oxford. - Publication of the Dictionary of the English Language. Remarkable Definitions. Abridgment of the Dictionary. The Universal Visiter. – The Literary Magazine. Defence of Tea. — Pulpit Discourses. - Proposals for an Edition of Shakspeare. Jonas Hanway. — Soame Jenyns. — Charles Burney. 27

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سینے سے

Graham's “ Telemachus, a Mask.” - Dr. Oliver Goldsmith.

Dr. John Campbell. “ Hermippus Redivivus.”
Churchill's Poetry. — Bonnell Thornton. Ode on St.
Cecilia's Day." The Connoisseur. The World.
Miss Williams's Tea Parties. Anecdotes of Gold-
smith.

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son.

Table-Talk. Influence of the Weather. — Swift. Thom-

Burke. Sheridan. Evidences of Christianity. -
Derrick. - Day at Greenwich. - The Methodists. John-
son's “ Walk." · The Convocation. — Blacklock. - John-
son accompanies Boswell to Harwich. - The Journey.
“ Good Eating.”

“ Abstinence and Temperance.
Johnson's favourite Dishes. — Bishop Berkeley “refuted.”
- Burke, - Boswell sails for Holland.

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