The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides - Vol. 2

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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
CHAPTER I. 1769.
General Paoli -- Observance of Sunday -- Rousseau and Monboddo -- Love of Singularity -- London Life -- Artemisias -- Second Marriages -- Scotch Gardening -- Vails -- Prior -- Garrick's Poetry -- History -- Whitfleld -- The Corsicans -- Good Breeding -- Fate and Free-will -- Goldsmith's Tailor -- The Dunciad -- Dryden -- Congreve -- Sheridan -- Mrs. Montagu's Essay -- Lord Kames -- Burke -- Ballad of Hardyknute -- Fear of Death -- Sympathy with Distress -- Foote -- Buchanan -- Baretti's Trial -- Mandeville, 9
CHAPTER II. 1769-1770.
"Making Fools of one's Visiters" -- Trade -- Mrs. Williams's Tea-table -- James Ferguson - - Medicated Baths -- "Coddling" Children - Population of Russia -- Large Farms -- Attachment to soil -- Roman Catholoc Religion -- Conversion to Popery -- Fear of Death -- Steevens -- "Tom Tyers" -- Blackmore's "Creation" -- The Marriage Service -- "The False Alarm" - - Percival Stockdale -- Self-examination-Visit to Lichfield -- and Ashbourne -- Baretti's Travels -- Letters to Mrs. Thrale -- Warton, &c., 29
CHAPTER III 1770
Dr. Maxwell's Collectanea -- Johnson's Polities, and general Mode of Life -- Opulent Tradesmen -- London -- Black-letter Books -- "Anatomy of Melancholy". -- Government of Ireland -- Love -- Jacob Behmen -- Established Clergy -- Dr. Priestley -- Blank Verse -- French Novels -- Pere Boscovieh -- Lord Lyttelton's Dialogues -- Ossian -- Woodhouse, the Poetical Cob. bler -- Boetius -- National Debt -- Mallet -- Marriage -- Foppery -- Gilbert -- Cooper -- Homer - - Gregory Sharpe -- Poor of England -- Corn Laws -- Dr. Browne -- Mr. Burke -- Economy -- Fortune-hunters -- Orchards -- Irish Clergy, 47

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  • Title Page i
  • Contents of Vol. II iii
  • Chapter I - 1769 9
  • Chapter II - 1769-1770 29
  • Chapter III - 1770 47
  • Chapter IV - 1771 60
  • Chapter V - 1772 81
  • Chapter VI - 1772-1773 98
  • Chapter VII - 1773 117
  • Chapter VIII - 1773 144
  • Chapter IX - 1773 168
  • Chapter X 190
  • Chapter XI 203
  • Chapter XII 219
  • Chapter XIII - 1773 236
  • Chapter XIV - 1773 255
  • Chapter XV - 1773 276
  • Chapter XVI - 1773 301
  • Chapter XVII - 1773 323
  • Chapter XVIII - 1773 348
  • Chapter XIX - 1773 376
  • Chapter XX - 1773 396
  • Chapter XXI - 1773 421
  • Chapter XXII - 1773 441
  • Appendix 467
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