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Oxford English Classics.
DR. JOHNSON'S WORKS.
LIFE, POEMS, AND TALES.
PUBLISHED BY TALBOYS AND WHEELER;
AND W. PICKERING, LONDON.
The Vanity of Human Wishes
Prologue, spoken by Mr. Garrick, at the opening of the theatre-royal,
Prefatory Notice to the tragedy of Irene
Epilogue, by sir William Yonge
Prologue to the masque of Comus
Prologue to the comedy of the Good-natured Man.
Prologue to the comedy of a Word to the Wise ...
The Winter's Walk
on her giving the author a gold and silk net work purse,
of her own weaving ......
To Miss *****, on her playing upon the harpsichord, in a room hung
with flower-pieces of her own painting
Evening; an ode
To the same
To a friend.....
Stella in mourning
To Stella ......
Verses, written at the request of a gentleman, to whom a lady had given a
sprig of myrtle
To lady Firebrace, at Bury assizes
To Lyce, an elderly lady ....
On the death of Mr. Robert Levet
Epitaph on Claude Phillips .....
Epitaphium in Thomam Hanmer, baronettum
Paraphrase of the above, by Dr. Johnson
To Miss Hickman, playing on the spinet
Paraphrase of Proverbs, chap. vi. verses 6–11...
Horace, lib. iv. ode vii, translated
Anacreon, ode ix. ......
Lines written in ridicule of certain poems published in 1777