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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.
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
Boswell becomes acquainted with Johnson. Derrick.
Mr. Thomas Sheridan. - Mrs. Sheridan. Mr. Thomas
- Johnson's Chambers in Temple Lane. Dr. Blair.
Graham's “ Telemachus, a Mask.” - Dr. Oliver Goldsmith.
Dr. John Campbell. “ Hermippus Redivivus.”
Table-Talk. Influence of the Weather. — Swift. Thom-
Burke. Sheridan. Evidences of Christianity. -
“ Abstinence and Temperance.