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Johnsonian miscellanies

Author: George Birkbeck Norman Hill; Samuel Johnson
Publisher: Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1897.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Johnsonian miscellanies.
Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1897
(OCoLC)562131525
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Birkbeck Norman Hill; Samuel Johnson
OCLC Number: 1672169
Notes: Includes a selection of works and letters by Johnson.
Description: 2 volumes (xv, 517 pages) ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Prayers and meditations, composed by Samuel Johnson. Annals: an account of the life of Dr. Samuel Johnson, from his birth to his eleventh year, written by himself. Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson during the last twenty years of his life, by Hesther Lynch Piozzi. An essay on the life and genius of Samuel Johnson, by Arthur Murphy.-II. Apophthegms, &c., from Hawkins's edition of Johnson's works. Extracts from Boswell's letters to Edmond Malone. Anecdotes from Dr. Thomas Campbell's Diary of a visit to England in 1775. Anecdotes from Pennington's Memoirs of Mrs. Carter. From Joseph Cradock's memoirs. From Richard Cumberland's memoirs. Extracts from Sir John Hawkins's Life of Johnson. Anecdotes from Miss Hawkins's memoirs. Narrative by John Hoole of Johnson's end. Anecdotes from Life of Johnson by Kearsley. Anecdotes by Lady Knight. Anecdotes from Hannah More's Memoirs. Anecdotes by Bishop Percy. Sir Joshua Reynold's on Johnson's character; on Johnson's influence. Sir Joshua Reynold's Two dialogues in imitation of Johnson's style of conversation. Recollections by Miss Reynolds. Anecdotes by William Seward. By George Steevens. From the Rev. Percival Stockdale's Memoirs. A biographical sketch by Thomas Tyers. Narrative of the last week of Dr. Johnson's life by the Right Hon. William Windham. Minor anecdotes. Letters of Dr. Johnson. Addenda. Dicta philosophi.
Responsibility: arranged and edited by George Birkbeck Hill.

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