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THE

WORKS

O F

Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

TOGETHER WITH

HIS LIFE,

AND

NOTES ON HIS.LIVES OF THE POETS,
By Sir J O H N HAWKINS, Knt.

i

IN ELEVEN VOLUMES.
VOL. I.

LONDON:

Printed for J. BuckUnd, J. Rivington and Sons, T. Payne and Sons, L. Davis,
B. White and Son, T. Longman, B. Law, J. Dodfley, H. Baldwin, J. Robson,
J. Johnson, C. Dilly, T. Vernor, W. Nicoll, G. G. J. and J. Robinson,
T. Cadell, T. Carnan, J. Nichols, J. Bew, R. Baldwin, N. Conant, P. Elmsly,
W. Goldsmith, J. Knoz, R. Fauldex, Leigh and Sotheby, G. Nicol, J. Murray,
A. Strahan, W. Lowndet, T. Evans, W. Bent, S. Hayes, G. and T. Wilkie,
T. and J. Egerton, W. Fox, P. M1Queen, D. Ogilvie, B. CoUins, E. Newbery,
and R. Jameson.

MDCCLXXXVII.

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GEORGE THE THIRD,

KING OF GREAT-BRITAIN, Vc.

THESE VOLUMES, THE WORKS OF AN AUTHOR WHOM HIS MAJESTY'S BOUNTY RAISED FROM A STATE OF INDIGENCE TO THE ENJOYMENT OF LEARNED LEISURE, AND AN EXEMPTION FROM WORLDLY SOLICITUDE,

ARE,

WITH THE MOST PROFOUND VENERATION,
INSCRIBED,

BY

HIS MAJESTY'* DUTIFUL SUBJECT

AND MOST DEVOTED SERVANT,

THE EDITOR.

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