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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. including a journal of his tour to the Hebrides. by James Boswell

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Published by Derby & Jackson in New York .
Written in English


  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.,
  • Hebrides (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James Boswell, Esq.
ContributionsCroker, John Wilson, 1780-1857.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23795163M

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order The Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great Britain for Near a Century During Which He Flourished. In Two Volumes. THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. Had Dr. Johnson written his own life, in conformity with the opinion which he has given, that every man's life may be best written by himself; had he employed in the preservation of his own history, that clearness of narration and elegance of language in which he has embalmed so many eminent persons, the world would probably have had the most perfect example of . Life of Samuel Johnson Responsibility: by James Boswell, esq., ed. with notes by Arnold Glover of the Inner Temple; with an introduction by Austin Dobson, fully illustrated with about one hundred drawings in pen and ink by Herbert Railton and many portraits in photogravure. Samuel Johnson, often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor, and lexicographer. Religiously, he was a devout Anglican, and politically a committed Tory. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography describes Johnson as "arguably the most distinguished man of Alma mater: Pembroke College, Oxford, (no degree).

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