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DISTINGUISHED PERSONS:

SELECTED AND ARRANGED

FROM

MR. BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON.

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOL. II.

He that questioneth much shall learn much, and content much; but especially if he

apply his questions to the skill of the persons whom he asketh : for he shall give
them occasion to please themselves in speaking, and himself shall continually gather
knowledge,

Bacon's Essays.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR J. MAWMAN; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND

ORME; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND Co.; VERNOR, HOOD, AND
SHARPE; AND WILSON AND SPENCE, YORK.

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CONTENTS.

PAGE

Life,

Death,

Religion

Literature

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