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dead many years ? Mr. Boswell's original | tion of first; and all words relating to gambling error and his subsequent silence on the sub- and card-playing, such as All Fours, Catch honjert is very strange. The Editor is satisfied ours, (ribbage, &c. were, among the typos, either that Mr. Boswell did not oblain the let- said to be Frank Stuart's, corrected by the Doctor, ter, or that it related to some circumstance of for which he received a second payment. At the Johnson's life which he did not choose to di- time this happened, the Dictionary was going on vulge; and what could it have been that he printing very briskly in three departments, letter would not have told ? -Ed.)

D, G, and L, being at work upon at the same time;

and as the Doctor was, in the printing-house “ This Steward was Francis Stuart. phrase, out of town, that is, had received more Geni. Nag. He was the son of a shop-keeper in money than he had produced MS. for-the prop. 1171.

Edinburgh, and was brought up to the prietors restricted him in his payments, and would

law. For several years he was em- answer no more demands from him than at ployed as a writer in some of the principal offices the rate of a guinea for every sheet of MS. copy of Edinburgh ; and being a man of good natural he delivered; which was paid bim by Mr. Straparts, and given to literature, he frequently assisted | han on delivery; and the Doctor readily agreed in digesting and arranging MSS. for the press; to this. The copy was written upon 4to. post, and, among other employments of this sort, he and in two columns each page. The Doctor used to boast of assisting or copying some of the wrote, in his own hand, the words and their juvenile productions of the afterwards celebrated explanation, and generally two or three words in Lord Kaimes when he was very young and a each column, leaving a space between each for correspondent with the Edinburgh Magazine. the authorities, which were pasted on as they When he cume to London, he stuck more closely were collected by the different clerks or amanto the press ; and in this walk of copying or ar- uenses employed : and in this mode the MS. ranging for the press, he got recomniended to Dr. was so regular, that the sheets MS. which Johiisiin, who then lived in Gough-square. Frank made a sheet of print could be very exacta was a great admirer of the Doctor, and upon all ly ascertained. Every guinea parcel caine after occasions consulted him ; and the Doctor had also this agreement regularly tied up, and was put a very respectable opinion of his amanuensis Frank upon a shelf in the corrector's room till wanted. Stuart, as he always familiariy called him. But The MS. being then in great forwardness, the it was not only in collecting authorities that Frank Doctor supplied copy faster than the printers called was employed : he was the man who did every for it; and in one of the heaps of copy it happened thing in the writing way for him, and managed all that, upon giving it out to the compositors, some his uttairs between the Doctor, his bookselier, and sheets of the old MS. that had been printed off his creditors, who were then often very trouble- were found among the new MS. paid for. It is some, and every species of business the Doctor more probable that this happened by the Doctor's had to do out of doors ; and for this he was keeping the old copy, which was always returned much better qualified than the Doctor himself, as him with the proof, in a disorderly manner. Put he had been more accustomed to common busi- another mode of accounting for this was at that ness, and more conversant in the ways of men. time very current in the printing-house. The

" That he was a porter-drinking man, as Cap- Doctor, besides his old and constant assistant, tain Grose says, may be admitted; for he usually Stuart, had several others, some of them not of spent his evenings at the Bible, in Shirelane, a the best characters; and one of this class had been house of call for bookbinders and printers, where lately discharged, whom the Doctor had been very Frink was in good esteem among some creditable kind to, notwithstanding all his loose and idle neighbours that frequented the back-room; for, tricks; and it was generally supposed that he had except his fuddling, he was a very worthy char- fallen upon this expedient of picking up the old

But his drinking and conviviality, le used 119. to raise a few guineas, finding the money so to say, be left behind bim a Edinburgh, where readily paid on the MS. as he delivered it. Lutevery he had connected himself with some jovial wits body was inclined to acquit the Doctor, as he had and great card-players, which made his journey to been well known to have rather too little thoughts London very prudent and necessary, is nothing about money matters. And what served to combut such a measure could break off the connexion, plete the Doctor's acquittal was, Stuart immedior bring them to good hours and moderation. In ately on the discovery supplying the quantum of one of those night rambles, Stuart and his compan- right copy (for it was ready); which set every ions met with the mub-procession when they were thing to rights, and that in the course of an hour conducting Captain Porteous to be hanged; and or two, as the writer of this note can truly assert, Stuart and his companions were next day exaniined as he was employed in the business. about it before the town-council, when (as Stuart “ How such an erroneous and injurious account used to say) . we were found to be too drunk to of an accident so fairly and justly to be accounted have had any hand in the business.' But he gave for, and the Doctor's character cleared from all a most accurate and particular accouut of that imputation of art or guilt, caine to Captain Grose's memorable transaction in the Edinburgh Magazine ears, is hard to be accounted for: but it appears of that time, which he was rather fond of relating to have been picked up among the common gossip

"lo another walk, besides collecting authorities, of the press-room, or other remote parts of the be was remarkably useful to Dr. Johnson; that printing-house, where the right state of the fact was, in the explanation of low cant phrases, which could not bo n.inutely related nor accurately the Doctor used to get Frank to his explana- I known.”


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have thought much on this subject, and must conLESSON IN BIOGRAPHY ;

fess that in such matters a man ought to be a free Or, How to WRITE THE LIFE OF ONE's moral agent.

Friend. An Extract from the LIFE OF “ Next day I left town, and was absent for six Dr. Pozz, in ten volumes folio, written weeks, three days, and seven hours, as I ford by by James Bozz, Esq. who FLOURISHED a memorandum in my journal. In this tine I had with him near fifty years.

only one letter from him, which is as follows :[By A. CHALMERS, Esq.

"TO JAMES BOZZ, ESQ. Referred to ante, p. 450.

“ * DEAR SIR,- My bowels have been fery Among the numerous parodies and jeux bad. Pray buy me some Turkey rhubarb, and d'esprit which Mr. Boswell's work produced, bring with you a copy of your Tour. the following pleasantry from the pen of Mr. "*Write to me soon, and write to me often. Alexander Chalmers, which appeared in the I am, dear sir, yours, affectionately, periodical publications of the day, is worth

Sam. Pozz.' preserving; for it is not merely a good pleasaniry, but a fair criticism of some of the

" It would have been unpardonable to hare lighter parts of the work.-Ed.]

omitted a letter like this, in which we see so miceh “We dined at the chop-house. Dr. Pozz was of his great and illuminated mind. Op niy retorn this day very instructive. We talked of books. to town, we met again at the chop-bouse. We I mentioned the History of Tommy Trip. I had much conversation to-day: his wit flashed like said it was a great work. Pozz. “Yes, sir, it is a lightning; indeed, there is not one hour of my great work; but, sir, it is a great work relatively; present life in which I do not profit by some of his it was a great work to you when you was a litile valuable communications. boy: but now, sir, you are a great man, and Tom “We talked of wind. I said I knew many my Trip is a little boy.' I felt somewhat hurt at persons much distressed with that complaint this comparison, and I believe he perceived it ; Pozz. Yes, sir, when confined, when pent op.' for, as he was squeezing a lemon, he said, 'Never I said I did not know that, but I questioned if the he affronted at a comparison. I have been com Romans ever knew it. Puzz. “Yes, sir, the Roc pared to many things, but I never was affront mans knew it.' Bozz. Livy does not mention ed. No, sir, if they would call me a dog, and it.' P'ozz. No, sir, Livy wrote History. Live you a canister tied to my tail, I would not be was not writing the Life of a Friend.' affronted.'

“On medical subjects his knowledge was in. “ Cheered by this kind mention of me, though mense. He told me of a friend of our who bad in such a situation, I asked him what he thought just been attacked by a nost dreadful complaint : of a friend of ours, who was always making com he had entirely lost ihe use of his limbs, so that parisons. . Pozz. “Sir, that fellow has a simile for he could neither stand nor walk, unless supported; every thing but himself. I knew him when he his speech was quite gone; his eyes were mach kept a shop: he then made money, sir, and now swollen, and every vein distended, yet his face he makes comparisons. Sir, he would say that was rather pale, and his extremities cold; his palse you and I were two figs stuck together; two figs beat 160 in a minute. I said, with tenderness, in adhesion, sir; and then he would laugh. Bozz that I would go and see him; and, said I, “Sir, I • But have not some great writers determined that will take Dr. Bolus with me.' Pozz. No, st, comparisons are now and then odious ?' Pozz. don't go.' I was startled, for I knew his cols

No, sir, not odious in themselves, not odious as passionate heart, and earnestly asked why? Pozz comparisons; the fellows who make them are Sir, you don't know his disorder.' Bozz. “Pray odious. The whigs make comparisons.'

what is it?' Pozz, “Sir, the man is-dead “We supped that evening at his house. I drunk!! This explanation threw me into a vioshowed him some lines I had made upon a pair of lent fit of laughter, in which he joined me, rolling breeches. Pozz. “Sir, the lines are good ; but about as he used to do when he enjoyed a joke; where could you find such a subject in your coun- but he afterwards checked me. Pozz “Sir, you try?' Bozz. Therefore it is a proof of invention, ought not to laugh at what I said. Sir, he who which is a characteristic of poetry.' Pozz. “Yes, laughs at what another man says, will soon learn sir, but an invention which few of your country- to laugh at that other man. Sir, you should men can enjoy.' I reflected afterwards on the laugh only at your own jokes; you should laaga depth of this remark: it affords a proof of that seldom.' acuteness which he displayed in every branch of “ We talked of a friend of ours who was a very literature. I asked him if he approved of green violent politician. I said I did not like his coins spectacles ? Pozz. “As to green spectacles, sir, pany. Pozz.. No, sir, he is not healthy ; he is the question seems to be this: if I wore green sore, sir ; his mind is ulcerated; he has a politspectacles, it would be because they assisted vision, cal whitlow ; sir, you cannot touch bim witben or because I liked them. Now, sir, if a man tells giving him pain. Sir, I would not talk politicks me he does not like green spectacles, and that with that man ; I would talk of cabbage and they hurt his eyes, I would not compel him to pease : sir, I would ask him how he got his com wear them. No, sir, I would dissuade him.' A in, and whether his wife was with child; but I few months after, I consulted him again on this would not talk politicks.' Bozz. • Bat perhaps, subject, and he honoured me with a letter, in sir, he would talk of nothing else.' Pozz Then, which he gives the same opinion. It will be sir, it is plain what he would do.'

On my very

camnestly inquiring what that was, Dr. Pozz an- | ton's Chronology ; but as they gave employment swered,"Sir, he would let it alone.'

to useful artisans, he did not dislike the large "I mentioned a tradesman who had lately set buckles then coming into use. up his coach. Pozz." He is right, sir ; a man “ Next day we dined al the Mitre. I mentionwho would go on swimmingly cannot get too ed spirits. Pozz. “Sir, there is as much evidence soon off his legs. That inan keeps his coach. for the existence of spirits as against it. You Now, sir, a coach is better than a chaise, sir—it may not believe it, but you cannot deny it.' I is better than a chariot. Bozz. · Why, sir?' Pozz. told him that my great grandmother once saw a "Sir, it will bold inore.' I begged he would re- spirit. He asked me to relate it, which I did very peat this, that I might remember it, and he com- minutely, while he listened with profound attenplied with great good humour. •Dr. Pozz,' said tion. When I mentioned that the spirit once apÍ, you ought to keep a coach.' Pozz. · Yes, peared in the shape of a shoulder of mutton, and sir, I ought.' Bozz. • But you do not, and that another time in that of a tea-pot, he interrupted bas often surprised me.' Pozz. “Surprised you! me :-Pozz. • There, sir, is the point; the eviThere, sir, is another prejudice of absurdity. Sir, dence is good, but the scheme is defective in conyou ought to be surprised at nothing. A mansistency. We cannot deny that the spirit apthat has lived half your days ought to be above peared in these shapes ; but then we cannot reall surprise. Sir, it is a rule with me never to be concile them. What has a tea-pot to do with a surprised. It is niere ignorance, you cannot guess shoulder of mutton ? Neither is it a terrific obwhy I do not keep a coach, and you are surprised. ject. There is nothing contemporaneous. Sir, Now, sir, if you did know, you would not be sur-these are objects which are not seen at the same prised.' I said, tenderly, “I hope, iny dear sir, time, nor in the same place.' Bozz. “I think, you I will let me know before I leave town.' Pozz. sir, that old women in general are used to see

Yes, sir, you shall know now. You shall not go ghosts.' Pozz. “Yes, sir, and their conversato Mr. Wilkins, and to Mr. Jenkins, and to Mr. tion is full of the subject : I would have an old Stubbs, and say, why does not Pozz keep a coach? woman to record such conversations ; their loquaI will tell you myself—Sir, I can't afford it.' city tends to minuteness.'

“We talked of drinking. I asked himn wheth- ** We talked of a person who had a very bad er, in the course of his long and valuable life, he character. Pozz. “Sir, he is a scoundrel.' Bozz. had not known some men who drank more than I hate a scoundrel.” Pozz. •There you are they could bear? Pozz. 'Yes, sir ; and then, wrong : don't hate scoundrels. Scoundrels, sir, sir, nobody could bear them. A man who is are useful. There are many things we cannot do drunk, sır, is a very foolish fellow.' Bozz... But, without scoundrels. I would not choose to keep sir, as the poet says,

" he is devoid of all care. company with scoundrels, but something may be Poz... Yes, sir, he cares for nobody; he has got from them.' Bozz. • Are not scoundrels gennone of the cares of life: he cannot be a mer- erally fools ?' Pozz. "No, sir, they are not. A chant, sir, for he cannot write his name ; he can- scoundrel must be a clever fellow ; he must know not be a politician, sir, for he cannot talk; he can- many things of which a fool is ignorant. Any not be an artist, sir, for he cannot see; and yet, sir, man may be a fool. I think a good book might there is science in drinking.' Bozz.. • I suppose you be made out of scoundrels. I would have a Biomean that a mun ought to know what he drinks.' graphia Flagitiosa, the Lives of Eminent Pozz. No, sir, to know what one drinks is nothing; Scoundrels, from the earliest accounts to the but the science consists of three parts. Now, sir, present day.' I mentioned hanging : I thought were I to drink wine, I should wish to know them it a very awkward situation. Pozz. • No, sir, all; I should wish to know when I had too little, hanging is not an awkward situation : it is proper, when I had enough, and when I had too much. sir, that a man whose actioos tend towards flagiThere is our friend ******* (mentioning a tious obliquity should appear perpendicular at gentleman of our acquaintance); he knows when last.' I told hiin that I had lately been in comhe has too little, and when he has too much, but pany with some gentlemen, every one of whom he knows not when he has enough. Now, sir, could recollect some friend or other who had been that is the science of drinking, to know when one hanged. Pozz. “Yes, sir, that is the easiest way. has enough.'

We know those who have been hanged ; we can “We talked this day on a variety of topics, recollect that : but we cannot number those who but I find very few memorandums in my journal. deserve it ; it would not be decorous, sir, in a On small beer, he said it was flatulent liquor. mixed company. No, sir, that is one of the few He disapproved of those who deny the utility of things which we are compelled to think.'absolute power, and seemed to be offended with a Our regard for literary property' prevents friend of ours who would always have his eggs our making a larger extract from the above poached. Sign-posts, he observed, had degener- inportant work. We have, however, we hope, ated within his memory ; and he particularly given such passages as will tend to impress found fault with the moral of the Beggar's Opera. our readers with a high idea of this vast unI endeavoured to defend a work which had af- dertaking.–Note by the author. forded me so much pleasure, but could not master that strength of mind with which he argued ; Mr. Buswell carried so far that he uctually printed seps

· [This alludes to the jealousy about copyright, which and it was with great satisfaction that he commu- rately, and entered at Stationers' Hall, Johnson's Letter nicated to me afterwards a method of curing corns to Lord Chesterfield (vol. I. p. 112), and the Account of

Johnson's Conversation with George III. at Buckingham by applying a piece of oiled silk. In the early House, (vol. i. p. 239) to prevent his rivals making use of history of the world, he preferred Sir Isaac New-I them. –Ed.)


to which my book has given rise, I bare made no Mr. Boswell's Original Dedication of the answer. Every work must stand or fall by its “ Tour to the Hebrides."

own merit. I cannot, however, on it this oppor

tunity of returning thanks to a gentleaian who TO EDMOND MALONE, ESQ.

published a “ Defence" of my “ Journal," and MY DEAR SIR,-In every narrative, whether has added to the favour by communicating bas historical or biographical, authenticity is of the name to me in a very obliging letter. utmost consequence. Of this I have been so firm It would be an idle waste of time to take any ly persuaded, that I inscribed a former work to that particular notice of the futile remarks, to many of person who was the best judge of its truth. I need which, a petty national resentment, onworthy of not tell you I mean General Paoli ; who, after his my countrymen, has probably given rie; regreat, though unsuccessful efforts to preserve the marks, which have been industriously circolated liberties of his country, has found an honourable in the publick prints by shallow or envious cavis asylum in Britain, where he has now lived many lers, who have endeavoured to persuade the world years the object of royal regard and private re- that Dr. Johnson's character has been lessoned spect ; and whom I cannot name without express- by recording such various instances of his lisely ing my very grateful sense of the uniform kind- wit and acute judgment, on every topick that was ness which he has been pleased to show me. presented to his mind. In the opinion of every

The friends of Dr. Johnson can best judge, from person of taste and knowledge that I have cosinternal evidence, whether the numerous conver versed with, it has been greatly heightened: ud sations which form the most valuable part of the I will venture to predict, that this specimen of inte ensuing pages are correctly related. To them, colloquial talents and extemporaneous etiesócs of therefore, I wish to appeal, for the accuracy of my illustrious fellow-traveller will become still the portrait here exhibited to the world.

more valuable, when, by the lapse of time, he As one of those who were intimately acquaint- shall have become an ancient, when all those ed with him, you have a title to this address. who can now bear testimony to the transcendea! You have obligingly taken the trouble to peruse powers of his mind shall have passed away, and the original manuscript of this “ Tour," and can no other memorial of this great and good n-an vouch for the strict fidelity of the present publica- shall remain but the following “ Joumal," the tion. Your literary alliance with our much la- other anecdotes and letters preserved by his fredes, mented friend, in consequence of having underta- and those incomparable works which have for ken to render one of his labours more complete, nany years been in the highest estimation, and by your edition of Shakspeare, a work which I will be read and adınired as long as the Engle ami confident will not disappoint the expectations of language shall be spoken or understood. J. B. the publick, gives you another claim. But I have London, 15th August, 1786. a still more powerful inducement to prefix your name to this volume, as it gives me an opportunity of letting the world know that I enjoy the

XII. honour and happiness of your friendship ; and of A CHRONOLOGICAL CATALOGUE thuis publickly testifying the sincere regard with which I am, my dear sir, your very faithful and obedient servant,

JAMES Boswell.

PROSE WORKS1 OF SAMUEL JOHNSOX, LL. D. London, 20th September, 1785.

N. B.-To those which he himself achnowl. edged is added acknowl. To those which may

be fully believed to be his from internal evidence ADVERTISEMENT TO THE SECOND EDITION. | is added intern. evid.

By correcting the errours of the press in the 1735. ABRIDGMENT and translation of Lobo's former edition, and some inaccuracies for which

Voyage to Abyssinia, acknowl. the authour alone is answerable, and by supplying 1738. Part of a translation of Father Paul Sarpi's some additional notes, I have endeavoured to ren

History of the Council of Trent, ac der this work more deserving of the very high

knowl. honour which the public has been pleased to show N. B.-As this work, after some sheets were it- the whole of the first impression having been printed, suddenly stopped, I know not whether sold in a few weeks.


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J. B. any part of it is now to be found. London, 20th December, 1785.



Lise of Father Paul, acknowl. ANIMATED by the very favourable reception

1739. A complete vindication of the Licenser of which two large impressions of this work have 1 I do not here include his poetical works; for, ercept had, it has been my study to make it as perfect as ing his Latin translation of Pope's Messiah, his London, I could in this edition, by correcting some inac- and his Vanity of Human Wishes, imitated from Japan

nal; his Prologue on the opening of Drury laue Tv3tre curacies which I discovered myself, and some by Mr. Garrick, and his Irene, a Trazeds, they se rery which the kindness of friends or the scrutiny of numerous, and in general short ; and l bare prin seda adversaries pointed out. A few notes are added, complete edition of them, in which I shall, with ident

most care, ascertain their authenticity, and illstrite of which the principal object is, to refute misrep-them with notes and various readings.-BOSWELL. The resentation and calumny.

meaning of this sentence, and particularis of the we To the animadversions in the periodical jour- excepting is not very cl Perhaps Mr. nals of criticism, and in the nu!nervus publications | lese ohscure.-E..

"they are not very numerous," which would be


the Stage from the malicious and scan

Nov. 19, 1740, to Feb. 23, 1742-3, dalous aspersions of Mr. Brooke, au

inclusive, acknowl. thour of Gustavus Vasa, acknowl.

Considerations on the Dispute between Marmor Norfolciense : or an Essay on

Crousaz and Warburton on Pope's Es an ancient prophetical inscription in

say on Man, intern. evid. monkish rhymne, lately discovered near A Letter, announcing that the Life of Mr. Lynne in Norfolk, by PROBUS BRI

Savage was speedily to be published by TANNICUS, acknowl.

a person who was favoured with his

confidence, intern. evid. FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

Advertisement for Osborne concerning the
Life of Boerhaave, acknowl.

Harleian Catalogue, intern. evid.
Address to the Reader, intern. evid. 1744. Life of Richard Savage, acknowl.
Appeal to the Publick in behalf of the Preface to the Harleian Miscellany, ac-
Editor, intern. evid.

Considerations on the case of Dr. Trapp's
Sermons; a plausible attempt to prove

FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. that an authour's work may be abridged Preface, intern. evid.

without injuring his property, acknowl. 1745. Miscellaneous Observations on the tragedy 1 * Address to the Reader in May.

of Macbeth, with remarks on Sir T. H.'s

(Sir Thomas Hanner's) Edition of 1740. FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

Shakspeare, and proposals for a new
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Edition of that Poet, acknowl.
Life of Admiral Drake, acknowl.

1747. Plan for a Dictionary of the ENGLISH Life of Admiral Blake, acknowl.

LANGUAGE, addressed to Philip DorLife of Philip Barretier, acknowl.

mer, Earl of Chesterfield, acknowl. Essay on Epitaphs, acknowl.


* Lauder's Proposals for printing the AdaPreface, interni. evid.

mus Exul of Grotius.
A free translation of the Jests of Hiero-
cles, with an introduction, intern. evid.

[Abridgement of Foreign History, Gent.' Debate on the Humble Petition and Ad

Mug. 1794, p. 1001.] vice of the Rump Parliament to Crom

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on the Amazons, intern. evid.
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Preface, acknowl.
Dr. Morin, intern. evid.

Vision of Theodore the Hermit, acknowl. 1742. FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. Preface, intern, evid.

1749. * Letter on Fire Works. Essay on the Account of the Conduct of

the Duchess of Marlborough, acknowl. 1750. The RAMBLER, the first paper of which An Account of the Life of Peter Burman,

was published 20th of March this year, acknowl.

and the last 17th of March, 1752, the The Life of Sydenham, afterwards pre

day on which Mrs. Johnson died, acfixed to Dr. Swan's edition of his works,

knowl, acknowl.

Letter in the General Advertiser to excite Proposals for printing Bibliotheca Harlei

the attention of the publick to the perana, or a Catalogue of the Library of

formance of Comus, which was next the Earl of Oxford, afterwards prefixed

day to be acted at Drury-lane playhouse to the first volume of that catalogue, in

for the benefit of Milton's grand-daughwhich the Latin accounts of the books

ter, acknowl. were written by him, acknowl.

Preface and Postscript to Lauder's PamAbridgement, entitled Foreign History, in

phlet, entitled “ An Essay on Milton's tern. evil.

Use and Imitation of the Moderns in his Essay on the Description of China from

Paradise Lost,"' acknowl. the French of Du Halde, intern. evid. 1743. Dedication to Dr. Mead of Dr. James's FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. Medicinal Dictionary, intern. evid.

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1751. Life of Cheynel, in the Miscellany called Preface, intern. evid.

“ The Student," acknowl. Parliamentary Debates under the name of Letter for Lauder, addressed to the ReveDebates in the Senate of Lilliput from

rend Dr. John Douglas, acknowledging 1 [These and several other articles, which are marked with an asterisk, were suggested to Mr. Malone by Mr. % This is a mistake. The last number of the Rambler Chalmers as probably written by Dr. Johnson; they are, appeared on the 14th of March, three days before Mrs. therefore placed in this general list. -Ed.)

Johuson died. See vol. I. p. 89.-MALONE.

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