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“ And who is the gentleman in lace ?”—“Mr. Wilkes, Sir.” This information confounded him still more: he had some difficulty to restrain himself, and taking up a book sat down upon a window-seat and read. - Page 43.
SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.
AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS,
IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER;
A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS
WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS;
AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION, NEVER
THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT BRITAIN,
FOR NEARLY HALF A CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED.
BY JAMES BOSWELL, Esq.
Quo fit ut OMNIS
A NEW EDITION,
ELUCIDATED BY COPIOUS NOTES,
AND ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS PORTRAITS, VIEWS, AND CHARACTERISTIC DESIGNS,
ENGRAVED FROM AUTHENTIC SOURCES.
IN FOUR VOLUMES. VOL. III.