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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 TENTH.
PRINIED FOR F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; G. AND W. NICOL; T. EGERTON;
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN; T. CADELL ; J. NUNN ;
THE TENTH VOLUME.
PHILOLOGICAL TRACTS, &c.
Page The Plan of an English Dictionary
3 Preface to the English Dictionary
31 *Advertisement to the Fourth Edition of the English Dictionary
68 * Preface to the Octavo Edition of the English Dictionary
70 Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Mac
beth, with Remarks on Sir T. Hanmer's Edition of Shakespeare
73 Proposals for printing the Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare
123 Preface to Shakespeare
· 132 General Observations on the Plays of Shakespeare 195 An Account of the Harleian Library
225 *Preface to the Catalogue of the Harleian Library 41) An Essay on the Origin and Importance of Small
Tracts and Fugitive Pieces, written for the Intro-
238 A View of the Controversy between Mons. Crousaz
and Mr. Warburton on the subject of Mr. Pope's
Page Preliminary Discourse to the London Chronicle 253 Introduction to “ The World Displayed”
258 Preface to “ The Preceptor : containing a general Plan of Education
285 to Rolt's Dictionary
. 305 to the Translation of Father Lobo's Voyage to Abyssinia
. 315 An Essay on Epitaphs
, 320 Preface to "An Essay on Milton's Use and Imitation of the Moderns in his Paradise Lost"
. 331 * Letter to the Rev. Mr. Douglas, occasioned by his
Vindication of Milton, &c. By William Lauder,
337 *Testimonies concerning Mr. Lauder
353 * An Account of an Attempt to ascertain the Longitude 368 Considerations on the Plans offered for the Construction of Blackfriars Bridge
374 Some Thoughts on Agriculture, both Ancient and
Modern; with an Account of the Honour due to
388 Further Thoughts on Agriculture
· 395 *Considerations on the Corn Laws