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D. In 1764 and 1765 it should seem that Dr. Johnson was so busily employed with his edition of Shakspeare , as to have had little leisure for any other literary exertion , or , indeed , even for private correspondence .
186 , prefixed to the edition of that writer's prose works , in four volumes , 8vo . 1800 : where sir John Hawkins's representations are proved to have been most unjust . See his Life of Dr. Johnson , p . 222.
... been a great object to the noblest minds in " -BOSWELL . all ages . ” SON . " p The first edition of Hume's History 58 THE LIFE OF [ 1769 .
p The first edition of Hume's History of England was full of Scotticisms , many of which he corrected in subsequent editions .-- Malone . 9 His lordship having frequently spoken in an abusive manner 60 • THE LIFE OF [ 1769 .
... presence of Dr. Johnson , without any contradiction or doubt of their authenticity , but that the reverend Mr. Whitaker has asserted in print , that he understands they were suppressed in the late edition or editions of Blackmore .
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