The British Essayists, Volume 9

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Dove, 1827 - 30 pages
 

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Contents

Every Man chiefly happy or miserable at Homethe Opinion of Servants not to be despised Johnson
68
The Miseries and Prejudices of Old
69
Different Men Virtuous in different Degrees
70
No Man believes that his own Life will be short Johnson
71
The necessity of good Humour
72
The lingering Expectation of an Heir
73
Peevishness offensivethe character of Tetnca Johnson
74
l7 Frequent Contemplation of Death necessary
75
The Arts by which had Men are reconciled to them selves Johnson
76
The learned seldom despised but when they deserve Contempt Johnson
77
The power of NoveltyMortality too familiar to raise
78
Variety necessary to HappinessA Winter Scene Johnson
80
The Virtuosos Account of his Rarities
82
The Virtuosos Curiosity justified
83
A young Lad s Impatience of Control 85 TheMischiesoftotalldleness ___
84
Danger of succeeding a great Author an introduc tion to a Criticism on Miltons Versification Johnson
86
Reasons why Advice is generally ineffectual
87
88 A Criticism on Miltons Versification
88
The Luxury of vain Imagination
89
The Pauses in English Poetry adjusted
90
The Conduct of Patronage an Allegory
91
The accommodation of Sound toSense often chime rical Johnson
92
The Prejudices and Caprices of Criticism
93
An Inquiry how far Milton has accommodated the Sound to the Sense Johnson
94
The History of Pertinax the Sceptic
95
Truth Falsehood and Fiction an Allegory
96
Advice to unmarried Ladies Mr Richardson
97
The necessity of cultivating Politeness Johnsqm
98
The Pleasures of Private Friendshipthe necessityof similar Dispositions Johnson
99
The Unhappiness of Marriage caused by irregular
177
voL xIi
195
Hill
277

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