The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 2

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Contents

Unreasonable fears of pedantry
236
An account of a club of antiquaries
252
The subject of essays often suggested by chance Chance
281
ness of regulating our conduct by the opinions of men 285
285
The history of Anningait and Ajut concluded
293
Favour often gained with little assistance from understand ing
298
The mischiefs of falsehood The character of Turpicula
301
The history of Abouzaid the son of Morad
305
191 The busy life of a young lady
309
Love unsuccessful without riches
314
The authours art of praising himself
318
A young noblemans progress in politeness
322
A young noblemans introduction to the knowledge of the
327
Human opinions mutable The hopes of youth fallacious
331
The history of a legacyhunter
335
The legacyhunters history concluded
339
The virtues of Rabbi Abrahams magnet
344
Aspers complaint of the insolence of Prospero Unpolite ness not always the effect of pride 349
349
The importance of punctuality 202 The different acceptations of poverty Cynicks and Monks
358
The pleasures of life to be sought in prospects of futurity Future fame uncertain ee
361
The history of ten days of Seged emperor of Ethiopia
365
The history of Seged concluded
370
The art of living at the cost of others 374
374
The folly of continuing too long upon the stage 208 The Ramblers reception His design i
382
THE IDLER
388
IDLERs character
389
Invitation to correspondents
392
Idlers reason for writing
395
Charities and Hospitals
398
Proposals for a female army
401
Ladys performance on horseback
404
Scheme for newswriters
407
Plan of military discipline
410
Progress of idleness
416
Discourses on the weather
419
Marriages why advertised
422
The imaginary housewife
425
Treacles complaint of his wife
430
Druggets retirement
432
Expedients of Idlers
435
Drugget vindicated
437
Whirlers character
440
Louisbourgs history
443
Lingers history of listlessness
446
Imprisonment of debtors
449
Uncertainty of friendship
452
Man does not always think
455
New actors on the theatre
457
Betty Brooms history
460
Power of habits
466
Betty Brooms history
469
Corruption of newswriters
472
Disguises of idleness Sobers character
474
Sleep
477
Journal of a fellow of a college
480
Punch and conversation
484
Auction hunter
487
The terrific diction
490
Iron and gold
493
Molly Quicks complaint of her mistress
519
Deborah Gingers account of city wits
522
The bustles of idleness
525
Marvels journey O
528
Marvel paralleled
531
Domestick greatness unattainable
533
Selfdenial necessary
536
Mischiefs of good company
539
Mrs Savecharges complaint
542
Authours mortifications
546
Virtuosos whimsical
549
Character of Sophron the prudent
551
Expectations of pleasure frustrated
554
N Page 59 Books fall into neglect
556
60 Minim the critick
558
Minim the critick
562
Rangers account of the vanity of riches
565
Progress of arts and language
568
Rangers complaint concluded
571
Fate of posthumous works
574
Loss of ancient writings
576
Scholars journal
578
68 History of translations
583
History of translations
585
Hard words defended
588
Dick Shifters rural excursion
590
72 Regulation of memory
594
Tranquils use of riches
597
Memory rarely deficient
599
Gelaleddin of Bassora
602
False criticisms on painting
605
Easy writing
608
Steady Snug Startle Solid and Misty
611
Grand style of painting
614
Ladies journey to London
617
Indians speech to his countrymen
620
The true idea of beauty
622
Scruple Wormwood Sturdy and Gentle
626
Biography how best performed
629
Books multiplied by useless compilations
632
Miss Heartlesss want of a lodging
634
Amazonian bravery revived
637
What have ye done?
640
Physical evil moral good
642
Rhetorical action considered
645
Sufficiency of the English language
647
Nature of cunning
650
Sam Softlys history
653
Obstructions of learning
655
Tim Wainscots son a fine gentleman
657
Hacho of Lapland
660
Narratives of travellers considered
663
Sophia Heedful
665
Ortogrul of Basra
667
The good sort of woman
669
Omars plan of life
673
Authours inattentive to themselves
675
Horrour of the last
678

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