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Biographical writings : soldiers, scholars, and friends

Author: Samuel Johnson; O M Brack, Jr.; Robert DeMaria, Jr.
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2016.
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Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Johnson; O M Brack, Jr.; Robert DeMaria, Jr.
ISBN: 9780300210958 0300210957
OCLC Number: 945793339
Description: xxxviii, 577 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Paolo Sarpi's History of the Council of Trent --
The life of Father Paul Sarpi --
The life of Dr. Herman Boerhaave --
The life of Admiral Robert Blake --
The life of Sir Francis Drake --
An account of the life of John Philip Barretier --
A panegyric on Dr. Morin --
Alexander the Physician --
An account of the life of Peter Burman --
The life of Confucius --
The life of Dr. Thomas Sydenham --
The life of Richard Savage: ancillary writings: Advertisement ; Obituary of Mrs. Brett ; Abstract of the life of Richard Savage --
The life of the Earl of Roscommon --
the Life of Dr. Francis Cheynel --
The obituary and the life of Edward Cave --
Sir Thomas Browne's Christian morals: Johnson's Life of Browne ; Johnson's notes to Browne's Christian morals ; Review of Christian morals --
Memoirs of the King of Prussia --
The English works of Roger Ascham --
Character of William Collins --
Character of the Reverend Zachariah Mudge --
Note on the Honourable Archibald Campbell --
Notes for a biographical notice of Dr. Styan Thirlby --
Three obituary notices: Zachariah Williams ; Robert Levet ; Coleborn Hancock --
Remarks on John Gay's monument --
An essay on epitaphs --
Epitaphs: Hester Maria Salusbury ; Thomas Parnell ; Jane Bell ; Oliver Goldsmith ; Mary Margaret Montgomery, Lady Elibank ; Henry Thrale ; Elizabeth Johnson ; Michael, Sarah, and Nathaniel Johnson.
Other Titles: Soldiers, scholars, and friends
Responsibility: Samuel Johnson ; edited by O M Brack, Jr., and Robert DeMaria, Jr.


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