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W OR KS
SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.
A NEW EDITION
IN TWELVE VOLUMES.
AN ESSAY ON HIS LIFE AND GENIUS,
By ARTHUR MURPHY, Esq.
VOLUME THE THIRD).
PRINTED FOR F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; G. AND W. NICOL; 'T. EGERTON ;
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN; T. (ADELL ; J. NUNN ;
93. The prejudices and caprices of criticism
104. The original of flattery. The meanness of venal
sons why good authors are sometimes neg-