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FRONTISPIECE, JOHNSON'S FIRST INTERVIEW WITH JOHN WILKES.

TITLE-PAGE, Portrait of Dr. JOHNSON, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR J REYNOLDS, 1778.
JOHNSON PUTTING HIS BOOKS IN ORDER

OMAI, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT

MR. ELLIS, FROM THE PAINTING BY FRY

ARTHUR MURPHY, FROM A PAINTING BY N. Dance, r.a.

MR. CRADOCK, FROM A PRINT IN "THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE”

PUMP-ROOM, BATH, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT

TOWER OF ST. MARY REDCLIFF, FROM A RECENT SKETCH
MR. WILKES, FROM THE ETCHING BY HOGARTH

THE BOSWELL FAMILY, FROM A PAINTING BY SINGLETON, IN THE POSSESSION OF LEWIS

Pocock, Esq. .*

GOLDSMITH'S MONUMENT IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY, FROM AN ORIGINAL SKETCH, 1851
DR. BARNARD, FROM A DRAWING BY GEO. DANCE

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JOHNSON'S RESIDENCE AT BRIGHTON, FROM AN ORIGINAL SKETCH
DR. BLAIR, FROM A PAINTING BY RAEBURN.

RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS
ASHBOURNE CHURCH, DERBYSHIRE, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT, BY MALCOLM

DR. DODD, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT, BY TROTTER.

EARL OF LIVERPOOL, FROM A PRINT BY MURPHY

Keddlestone, FROM A DRAWING by G. Babret, r.a.

KEDDLESTONE CHURCH, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT, BY MALCOLM

MRS. MACAULAY, FROM A PAINTING BY KATHERINE Read

JOHNSON AND THE DEAD CAT

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JOHNSON AND BOSWELL IN THE GARDEN

SAUNDERS WELCH, ESQ., FROM A PRIVATE PRINT

THE DRAWING-ROOM AT THRALE PLACE, FROM A DRAWING BY W. H. PYNE
ALCIBIADES' DOG

FLORENTINE BOAR

JOHNSON PRESENTING A COPY OF THE BIBLE

THE SITE OF HORACE'S VILLA, FROM A DRAWING BY T. P. HACKET, 1780
DR. SHIPLEY, FROM A PRINT

MR. CAMBRIDGE, FROM A PAINTING BY O. HUMPHREY, B.A.
David GarrioK, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS
MR. C. J. Fox, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS

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DR. PORTEUS, FROM A PAINTING BY H. BURCH

FLEET STREET, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT

SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS'S RESIDENCE, LEICESTER SQUARE, FROM A DRAWING BY SCHNAHELIE 203 SEAT OF THE RIGHT HON. EDMUND BURKE, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT, BY RAVENHILL 209 MISS REYNOLDS, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS

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ALLAN RAMSAY, FROM A PRINT
MRS. RUDD, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT IN "THE TOWN AND COUNTRY MAGAZINE" 222

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JOHNSON AT WARLEY CAMP

SIR JOSEPH BANKS, FROM A PAINTING BY J. PHILLIPS, R.A..

BUST OF GARRICK, BY WESTMACOTT, IN LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL, FROM AN ORIGINAL

SKETCH, 1851

REV. JOHN WESLEY, FROM A PRINT

LICHFIELD FRIARY, FROM AN ORIGINAL SKETCH, 1851

REV. GEORGE WHITEFIELD, FROM A PRINT

LADY DIANA BEAUCLERK, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS
MRS. MONTAGU, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS

LORD GEORGE Gordon, FROM A CONTEMPORARY DRAWING BY R. BRaw.
LORD MANSFIELD, FROM A PAINTING BY SIR J. REYNOLDS
NEWGATE, 1780, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT.
MR. ALDERMAN WILKES, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT
MR. AKERMAN, FROM A CONTEMPORARY PRINT

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JOHNSON PUTTING HIS BOOKS IN ORDER.

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CHAPTER I.-1776.

JOHNSON RETURNS TO LONDON-DR. BUTTER- MR. WEDDERBURNE - MR. MACKLINJOHNSON'S OPINIONS ON MARRIAGE-DEATH OF DR. JAMES-JOHNSON'S REMEDY FOR MELANCHOLY-BARETTI-LOBO'S "ABYSSINIA"-CAPTAIN COOK-OMAI-THE MITRE TAVERN-LORD CHARLES HAY-PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES-MR. MACLAURIN -LAW OF LIBEL-THE ROMAN CATHOLIC RELIGION-"THE ALL-KNOWING" MR. JACKSON -ANECDOTE OF MR. FOWKE-JACK ELLIS, THE MONEY SCRIVENER-JOHNSON'S IDEAS OF GAMING ON CONJUGAL INFIDELITY-MR. MACBEAN-THE USURY LAWS-DR. CHEYNE - CIBBER'S "LIVES OF THE POETS"-LITERARY REVIEWERS - SMOLLETT-"THE SPECTATOR"-DR. BARRY-GARRICK-GENIUS OF THOMSON-DISPUTE BETWEEN GOLDSMITH AND DODSLEY-MR. CRADOCK.-DR. HARWOOD-SUPPER AT THE CROWN AND ANCHOR-WINE-DRINKING JOHNSON VISITS BATH.

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HAVING left Ashbourne in the evening, we stopped to change horses at Derby, and availed ourselves of a moment to enjoy the conversation of my countryman, Dr. Butter, then physician there. in great indignation because Lord Mountstuart's bill for a Scotch militia had been lost. Dr. Johnson was as violent against it. "I am glad," said he, "that Parliament has had the spirit to throw it out. You wanted to take advantage of the timidity of our scoundrels," (meaning, I suppose, the ministry.) It may be observed that he used the epithet scoundrel very commonly-not quite in the sense in which

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