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CHAPTER XXVII. 1772-1773.

Armorial Bearings. Duelling. Prince Eugene.

Siege of
Belgrade. Friendships. Goldsmith's Natural History.
Story of Prendergast. Expulson of Methodists from
Oxford. * In Vino Veritis.” Education of the People.
Sense of Touch in the Blind. Theory of Sounds. Taste
in the Arts. Francis Osborne's Works. Country Gentle-
men. Long Stories. Beattie and Robertson. Advice to
Authors. Climate. Walpole and Pitt. Vicious Intromis.
sion. Beattie's Essay. Visit to Lichfield and Ashbourne

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CHAPTER XXVIII. 1773.

George Steevens. Goldsmith and Evans. Dalrymple's His.
tory. Action in Speaking. Chesterfield and lyrawley.
The Spectator. Sir Andrew Freeport. Burnet's Own
Times. Good Friday. Easter Day. A Dinner at Johnson's.
Wages to Women Servants. Keeping a Journal. Luxury.
Equality. The Stuarts. Law Reports. " The Gentle
Shepherd.” Whigs and Tories. Sterne. Charles Towns-
hend. Happy Revolution.", " She Stoops to Conquer."
Short-Hand. Dedications. James Harris. The Fiddle.
Duelling. Lord Chatham's Verses to Garrick. Savage
Lite. Suicide. Budgell. The Douglas Cause 246

CHAPTER XXX. 1773.

Johnson sets out on his visit to the Hebrides. Sketch of his

Character, Figure, and Manner. He arrives in Scotland.
Memorabilia. Law of Prescription. Trial by Duel. Mr.
Scott. Sir William Forbes. Practice of the Law, Emi.
gration. Rev. Mr. Carr. Chief Baron Orde. Dr. Beattie
and Mr. Hume. Dr. Robertson Mr. Burke. Genius.
Whitfield and Wesley. Political Parties. Garrick - 267

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CHAPTER LXII. 1778.

Inmates of Bolt Court. Tom Davies. Counsel at the Bar

of the House of Commons. Thomas à Kempis. Uses of a
Diary. Strict Adherence to Truth. Ghosts. John Wes-
ley. 'Alcibiades' Dog. Emigration. Parliamentary Elo-
quence. Place Hunters. Irish Language. Thicknesse's
* Travels.” Honesty. Temptation. Dr. Kennedy's Tra-
gedy. Shooting a Highwayman. Mr. Dunning. Con-
tentment. Laxity of Narration. Mrs. lontagu. Harris
of Salisbury. Definition. Wine-drinking: Pleasure.
Goldsmith. Charles the Fifth. Best English Sermons.
" Seeing Scotland.” Absenteeism. Delany's “ Observa.
tions on Swift"

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CHAPTER LVIII. 1777.

CHAPTER LXVI. 1778.

Bishop Pearce. Prologue to Kelly's Play. Richard Brinsley Buying Buckles. “ The first Whig. Wine. Tasso. Homer.

Sheridan. Savage's “Sir Thomas Óverbury." Thom- Adam Smith. Pope. Voltaire. Henry's History. Modern

son.

Mrs. Strickland. The Townley Collection. Dr. Writers. Greece. Rome. Old Age. Dr. Robertson.

Dodd. Boswell at the Tomb of Melancthon. Isaac De Addison. Chinese Language. Interest of Money. Im3-
Groot. Dr. Watts. Letter to Mrs. Boswell. Visit to gination. Existence. Virtue and Vice. The Bat. Lord
Ashbourne. " Harry Jackson.' Sidney's " Arcadia." Marchmont. • Transpire." House of Peers. Pope's
Projected Trip to

the Baltic. Sale of Ulva and " Universal Prayer." Divorces. Parson Ford's Ghost.

Staffa

Lord Clive

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CHAPTER LXXIX. 1784.

Departed Friends. Argument. Testimony. Helen Maria

Williams. Knottig. Oxford. Newton on the Prophecies.
Nonjurors. Intidei Writers. Church of Rome. Wnig
and Tory. Miss Adams. Fox and Pitt. Radcliffe's Tra.
velling Fellowships. Prayer. Jeremy Taylor. Ittley.
Dr. Nowell. Rev.Henry Bate. Joon Henderson. Balance
of Misery

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