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Oxford English Classics.
DR. JOHNSON’S WORKS.
PRINTED FOR WILLIAM PICKERING, LONDON;
AND TALBOYS AND WHEELER, OXFORD.
E GLISH CVIORD
CONTENTS OF THE FIFTH VOLUME..
• The plan of an English dictionary
.. Preface to the English dictionary
Advertisement to the fourth edition of the English dictionary
Preface to the octavo edition of the English dictionary.
Observations on the tragedy of Macbeth
• Proposals for printing the works of Shakespeare
« Preface to Shakespeare.....
General observations on the plays of Shakespeare
Account of the Harleian library ....
Essay on the importance of small tracts ....
Preface to the catalogue of the Harleian library, vol. iii.
Controversy between Crousaz and Warburton
Preliminary discourse to the London Chronicle
Introduction to the World Displayed
Preface to the Preceptor, containing a general plan of education....... 231
to Rolt's dictionary.....
to the translation of father Lobo's voyage to Abyssinia
An essay on epitaphs
Preface to an Essay on Milton's Use and Imitation of the Moderns in
his Paradise Lost
Letter to the Rev. Mr. Douglas, occasioned by his vindication of Milton,
&c. By William Lauder, A.M. ...
Testimonies concerning Mr. Lauder.......
Account of an attempt to ascertain the longitude ...,
Considerations on the plans offered for the construction of Blackfriars
Some thoughts on agriculture, both ancient and modern; with an account
of the honour due to an English farmer ....
Further thoughts on agriculture
Considerations on the corn laws
A complete vindication of the licensers of the stage from the malicious and
scandalous aspersions of Mr. Brooke