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SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D.
A NEW EDITION
IN TWELVE VOLUMES.
AN ESSAY ON HIS LIFE AND GENIUS,
BY ARTHUR MURPHY, Esq.
VOLUME THE THIRD.
PRINTED FOR F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; G. AND W. NICOL; T. EGERTON; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN; T. CADELL; J. NUNN ; J. CUTHELL; J. AND W. T. CLARKE; J. BOOKER; J. CARPENTER; JEFFERY AND SON; 1. AND A. ARCH; J. BOOTH; J. RICHARDSON; HATCHARD AND SON; W. GINGER; R. H. EVANS; J. MAWMAN; R. SCHOLEY; BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY; SHERWOOD AND JONES ; T. HAMILTON; J. ROBINSON; R. SAUNDERS; HARDING, MAVOR, AND LEPARD; G. AND W. B. WHITTAKER; LLOYD AND SON; J. BOHN; T. TEGG; T. WILKIE; OGLE AND CO.; SIMPKIN AND MARSHALL; KINGSBURY, PARBURY, AND ALLEN ; G. MACKIE; J. PORTER; G. GREENLAND; W, MASON; J. COLLINGWOOD; W, WOOD; HURST AND ROBINSON: J. RACKHAM; AND DEIGHTON AND SONS, CAMBRIDGE; BRODIE, DOWDING, AND CO. SALISBURY; AND BELL AND BRADFUTE; AND J. FAIRBAIN, AT EDINBURGHI
THE THIRD VOLUME.
Continuation of the RAMBLER.
78. The power of novelty. Mortality too familiar
79. A suspicious man justly suspected
80. Variety necessary to happiness. A winter scene
81. The great rule of action. Debts of justice to
be distinguished from debts of charity
83. The virtuoso's curiosity justified
84. A young lady's impatience of controul
86. The danger of succeeding a great author: an
introduction to a criticism on Milton's versifi-
87. The reasons why advice is generally ineffectual
88. A criticism on Milton's versification.
89. The luxury of vain imagination
90. The pauses in English poetry adjusted
95. The history of Pertinax the sceptick
96. Truth, falsehood, and fiction, an allegory
105. The universal register, a dream
106. The vanity of an author's expectations.
sons why good authors are sometimes
107. Properantia's hopes of a year of confusion. The
108. Life sufficient to all purposes if well employed 233
110. Repentance stated and explained.
and abstinence useful to repentance
111. Youth made unfortunate by its haste and eager-
112. Too much nicety not to be indulged. The cha-
113. The history of Hymenæus's courtship
114. The necessity of proportioning punishments to
115. The sequel of Hymenæus's courtship
116. The young trader's attempt at politeness
117. The advantages of living in a garret
119. Tranquilla's account of her lovers, opposed to
120. The history of Almamoulin the son of Nouradin 313
121. The dangers of imitation. The impropriety of
123. The young trader turned gentleman
124. The lady's misery in a summer retirement
125. The difficulty of defining comedy. Tragick and
126. The universality of cowardice. The impropriety
of extorting praise. The impertinence of an
127. Diligence too soon relaxed. Necessity of perse-
128. Anxiety universal. The unhappiness of a wit
129. The folly of cowardice and inactivity