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Oldham had also imitated it , and applied it to London : all which performances concur to prove , that great cities , in every age , and in every country , will furnish similar topicks of satire . Whether Johnson had previously ...
Johnson's London was published in May , 1738 ; 1 and it is remarkable , that it came out on the same morning with Pope's satire , entitled 1738 ; so that England had at once its Juvenal and Horace as poetical monitors .
I have mentioned upon Johnson's own authority , that for his LONDON he had only ten guineas ; and now , after his fame was established , he got for his Vanity of Human Wishes but five guineas more , as is proved by an authentick ...
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