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"And who is the gentleman in lace?"-" Mr. Wilkes, Sir." This information confounded him still more: he had some difficulty to restrain himself, and taking up a book sat down upon a window-seat and read.-Page 43.

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OF

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 NEARLY HALF A CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED.

BY JAMES BOSWELL, Esq.

A NEW EDITION,

ELUCIDATED BY COPIOUS NOTES,

AND ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS PORTRAITS, VIEWS, AND CHARACTERISTIC DESIGNS, ENGRAVED FROM AUTHENTIC SOURCES.

IN FOUR VOLUMES-VOL. III.

J

LONDON:

GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS,
BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL.

NEW YORK: 129, GRAND STREET.

1866.

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