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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 SECOND.
PRINTED FOR NICHOLS AND SON; F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; A. STRAHAN; LEICH
AND SOTHEBY; G. NICOL AND SON ; G. WILKIE ; C. DAVIS; T. EGERTON; J.
Printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley,
THE SECOND VOLUME,
THE Plan of an English Dictionary
Preface to the English Dictionary
Proposals for printing the Works of Shakespeare
General Observations on Shakespeare's Plays
Account of the Harleian Library
Essay on the Origin and Importance of Fugitive Pieces 184
Account of the Life of Benvenuto Cellini
View of the Controversy between Crousaz and Warburton 198
Preliminary Discourse to the London Chronicle, 1757 203
Introduction to the World Displayed
Preface to the Translation of Father Lobo's Voyage - 265
Observations on the State of Affairs in 1756
Review of a Journal of Eight Days Journey from Ports-
mouth to Kingston upon Thames, &c.
Reply to a Paper in the Gazetteer
Review of an Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope 357
Introduction to the Proceedings of the Committee for
cloathing French Prisoners of War
On the Bravery of the English Common Soldiers 371
Considerations on the Plans for the Construction of
Some Thoughts on Agriculture, Ancient and Modern - 384
Further Thoughts on Agriculture