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THE

LIFE

SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D.

COMPREHENDING

AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES,

AND NUMEROUS WORKS,

IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ;

A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE,

AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS ;

AND

Various Original Pieces of his Composition,

NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.

THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN
GREAT BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY DURING

WHICH HE FLOURISHED.

BY JAMES BOSWELL, ESQ.

-Quo fit ut omnis
Votiva pateat veluti descripta tabella
Vita senis-

Horat.

WITH COPIOUS NOTES AND BIOGRAPHICAL ILLUSTRATIONS,

BY MALONE.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR

JONES & CO. ACTON PLACE, KINGSLAND ROAD.

1827

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