The Portable Johnson & Boswell
Includes selections from: Johnson's critical essays, letters, poems; Boswell's Life of Johnson, Journal of a tour to the Hebrides, and Dialogue with Rousseau; Mrs. Thrale's Anecdotes of Johnson; Fanny Burney's Diary.
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From The Life of Samuel Johnson
From The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
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