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Author: Samuel Johnson
Publisher: London, Dent; New York, Dutton [1953]
Series: Everyman's library., Essays and belles lettres ;, 994.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Johnson
OCLC Number: 5763963
Notes: A selection of essays from the 10th ed. in 1784.
Description: xv, 304 pages 19 cm.
Contents: The first address (I) --
On looking into futurity (2) --
Criticism : an allegory (3) --
Uses of retirement (7) --
Folly of anger (11) --
Domestic service (12) --
Duty of secrecy (13) --
An author's writing and conversation contrasted (14) --
Miseries of literary eminence (16) --
Contemplation of death (17) --
Unhappiness in marriage (18) --
Affectation (20) --
Anxieties of literature (21) --
Contrariety of criticism (23) --
The arts of self-delusion (28) --
Folly of anticipating misfortune (29) --
Vanity of stoicism (32) --
Female cowardice (34) --
A marriage of convenience (35) --
Delights of pastoral poetry (36) --
Principles of pastoral poetry (37) --
Mediocrity : a fable (38) --
Unhappiness of women (39) --
Misery of a modish lady (42) --
Precipitation (43) --
Causes of marital disagreement (45) --
Means of regulating sorrow (47) --
A country hosuewife (51) --
A remedy for grief (52) --
Death-bed the school of wisdom (54) --
A gay widow's impatience (55) --
The desire of wealth (58) --
Suspirius the human screech-owl (59) --
Dignity and the uses of biography (60) --
A young lady longs for London (62) --
Man's hapiness or misery at home (68) --
Miseries of old age (69) --
The power of novelty (78) --
A collector's narrative (82) --
The collector justified (83) --
The young lady's impatience of control (84) --
Caprices of criticism (93) --
Advice to unmarried ladies (97) --
Vanity of an author's expectations (106) --
Repentance (110) --
Hymenaeus's courtship (113) --
Crime and punishment (114) --
Hymenaeus's courtship (continued) (119) --
The young trader turned gentleman (123) --
Folly of cowardice and inactivity (129) --
History of a beauty (130) --
Desire of gain universal (131) --
Difficulty of educating a young nobleman (132) --
History of a beauty (continued) (133) --
Literary courage (137) --
Squire Bluster (142) --
Worth of petty writers (145) --
An author in quest of his own character (146) --
Criticism on epistolary writings (152) --
Choice of asssociates (160) --
Revolutions of a garret (161) --
Hymenaeus's courtship (concluded) (167) --
Misella debauched (170) --
Misella debauched (concluded) (167) --
The majority are wicked (175) --
Directions to authors attacked by critics (176) --
A club of antiquaries (177) --
The study of life (180) --
Love and riches (192) --
The young nobleman progresses in politeness (194) --
The young nobleman's introduction to town (195) --
Mutability of human opinions (196) --
Insolence of Prospero (200) --
Art of living at the cost of others (206) --
The rambler's farewell (208).
Series Title: Everyman's library., Essays and belles lettres ;, 994.
Responsibility: Introd. by S.C. Roberts.

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