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Elegy to the memory of Doctor Samuel Johnson

Thomas Hobhouse

Elegy to the memory of Doctor Samuel Johnson

by Thomas Hobhouse, Esq.

by Thomas Hobhouse

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Published by printed for John Stockdale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6848, no. 11.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination10,[2]p.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16838210M

Looking for books by Samuel Johnson? See all books authored by Samuel Johnson, including The History of Rasselas: Prince of Abissinia, and The Major Works, and more on F/, first U.S. ed, , ed, Jack Lynch, Samuel Johnson's Dictionary, Selections from the Work that defined the English Language, softcover, 15x23cm, white unmarked pp, index of piquant terms, index of additional literary citations, index of Shakespearean citations, suggested reading, chapter notes, a tight square uncreased copy, like new. James Boswell (), Scottish author. (Originally published ). Life of Johnson, , p. , Oxford University Press (). Burke's compliment to Boswell for bringing together the radical John Wilkes and the conservative Samuel Johnson. Sustained elegy Violence is not so much the subject of these poems as it is the behavior they exhibit, a series of reenactments precise and unaffected as those of troubled children. Dr. Samuel Johnson, experience moments of such profound alienation If he was only 23 when his book won the Carruth award, these occasional resemblances can.


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