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They visit Mr. Young, son of the author of Night

Thoughts.

238-239

And arrive at Squire Dilly's

240

Johnson on original sin

242-243

They visit Luton-Hoe

246

Dr. Burney's story of his joke with Mr. Bewley

252

Johnson visits Oxford, Birmingham, Lichfield, and Ash-

bourne

254

Death of Robert Levett

255

Johnson's beautiful verses on the occasion

256-257

Johnson's regard for Mr. Malone

259

Johnson and his physician, Dr. Lawrence

260

Curious passage in Johnson's register on the dissolution

of the Ministry

264

Johnson's letter to Boswell on the death of his father 270-271

Johnson takes leave of Streatham

274

Boswell's tenth visit to London

277

Finds Johnson very ill

278

Vigorous remarks on non-success in life .

284

On precision and clearness of style

298

“ Lend me sixpence, not to be repaid"

299

Johnson's ease with Boswell.

301

Mr. Windham“ will soon make a very pretty ras

Johnson's intercession for Lowe, the painter

“Clear your mind of cant”

324

Boswell returns to Scotland

Johnson has a severe stroke of palsy

329

His affection for Tom Davies.

332

He recovers, and pays some visits

334

Attacked with gout and other complaints

Receives a visit from Mrs. Siddons .

341

Letter to Mrs. Chapone on Lord Carlisle's play

345-346

Letter to Boswell

Meeting of the old Club in Ivy Lane

A new club instituted

351

Johnson seized with asthma

353

Letters to Boswell

355-357

Boswell obtains medical opinions

359

Melancholy letters to Boswell, Langton, and Taylor 360-365

Letter to Miss Jane Langton.

366

Boswell's eleventh visit to London

366

Johnson in fine spirits at the Essex Head Club 369-370

Dinner at Mr. Hoole's

374

Testimony and argument.

374

Johnson and Boswell visit Oxford

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Dr. Nowel's sermon

387

Adams and Johnson discourse on death and life 389-391

Johnson and Boswell return to London.

List of books recommended to young Mr. Astle

399

Some anecdotes of Johnson by Mr. Steevens .

407

Johnson's last dinner at the Literary Club

409

His friends desire that he should winter in Italy

410

Captain Carleton's memoirs

415

The Lord Chancellor's answer to the application for

assistance to winter in Italy

417

Boswell stays a day longer in London to talk over the
plan with Johnson

417-418

Boswell's farewell to Johnson, and return to Scotland 420

Mrs. Thrale becomes Mrs. Piozzi

420

Mrs. Piozzi's Anecdotes

420-426

The negotiation concerning the journey to Italy 427-429

Johnson erects a stone to the memory of his wife

431

Makes a visit to Staffordshire and Derbyshire

432

Letters to Dr. Brocklesby

432-435

Mr. Hoole and others

438-448

Johnson at Lichfield for the last time

450

He relates the circumstance of his penance at Uttoxeter 451

Visits Birmingham and Mr. Hector

454

Proceeds to Oxford and is received by

Dr.

Adams .

455

Returns to London .

456

Sad state of ill health

459

Imitations of Johnson's style

461

Johnson orders a tombstone to be placed over his

parents' grave in St. Michael's Church, Lichfield 468

Johnson prepares for death

470

Makes his will .

477

Receives the affectionate attentions of many friends 481-482

Dec. 13, Departs this life

489

1784.

Buried in Westminster Abbey.

491

Portraits of Johnson.

493

Monument and epitaph

495

Description of Johnson's person and character

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the Rev. James Compton

Mr. Croker's treatment of Miss Burney (note by Editor)

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