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James Boswell John Wilson Croker. · 1 Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds
Engraved by E. Finden.
James Boswell John Wilson Croker. Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds Engraved
by E. Finden . SAMUEL JOHNSON , L.L.D. London , Published by John Murray ,
1830 . OF SAMUEL JOHNSON , LL . D. INCLUDING A JOURNAL.
349 , note , add — Mr . Boswell may perhaps have meant “ The Idler , No. 82 , "
where Johnson added to Sir Joshua Reynolds's paper the words , “ and pollute
his canvas with deformity . ” - . . در THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON , LL . D.
I am indebted to Mr. Malone , one of Sir Joshua Reynolds's executors , for the
following note , which was found among his papers after his death , and which ,
we may presume , his unaffected modesty prevented him from communicating to
JOHNSON TO MISS REYNOLDS . “ 25th June , 1781 . “ DEAR MADAM , -You
may give the book to Mrs. Horneck , and I will give you another for yourself . “ I am
afraid there is no hope of Mrs. Thrale's custom for your pictures ; but , if you ...
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