The rambler Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
Subjects
1796.; Bookplates - Stewart, John Leslie.; Great Britain - Politics and government - 1727-1760.
Audience
General
Contents
  • The first address (I)
  • On looking into futurity (2)
  • Criticism : an allegory (3)
  • Uses of retirement (7)
  • Folly of anger (11)
  • Domestic service (12)
  • Duty of secrecy (13)
  • An author's writing and conversation contrasted (14)
  • Miseries of literary eminence (16)
  • Contemplation of death (17)
  • Unhappiness in marriage (18)
  • Affectation (20)
  • Anxieties of literature (21)
  • Contrariety of criticism (23)
  • The arts of self-delusion (28)
  • Folly of anticipating misfortune (29)
  • Vanity of stoicism (32)
  • Female cowardice (34)
  • A marriage of convenience (35)
  • Delights of pastoral poetry (36)
  • Principles of pastoral poetry (37)
  • Mediocrity : a fable (38)
  • Unhappiness of women (39)
  • Misery of a modish lady (42)
  • Precipitation (43)
  • Causes of marital disagreement (45)
  • Means of regulating sorrow (47)
  • A country hosuewife (51)
  • A remedy for grief (52)
  • Death-bed the school of wisdom (54)
  • A gay widow's impatience (55)
  • The desire of wealth (58)
  • Suspirius the human screech-owl (59)
  • Dignity and the uses of biography (60)
  • A young lady longs for London (62)
  • Man's hapiness or misery at home (68)
  • Miseries of old age (69)
  • The power of novelty (78)
  • A collector's narrative (82)
  • The collector justified (83)
  • The young lady's impatience of control (84)
  • Caprices of criticism (93)
  • Advice to unmarried ladies (97)
  • Vanity of an author's expectations (106)
  • Repentance (110)
  • Hymenaeus's courtship (113)
  • Crime and punishment (114)
  • Hymenaeus's courtship (continued) (119)
  • The young trader turned gentleman (123)
  • Folly of cowardice and inactivity (129)
  • History of a beauty (130)
  • Desire of gain universal (131)
  • Difficulty of educating a young nobleman (132)
  • History of a beauty (continued) (133)
  • Literary courage (137)
  • Squire Bluster (142)
  • Worth of petty writers (145)
  • An author in quest of his own character (146)
  • Criticism on epistolary writings (152)
  • Choice of asssociates (160)
  • Revolutions of a garret (161)
  • Hymenaeus's courtship (concluded) (167)
  • Misella debauched (170)
  • Misella debauched (concluded) (167)
  • The majority are wicked (175)
  • Directions to authors attacked by critics (176)
  • A club of antiquaries (177)
  • The study of life (180)
  • Love and riches (192)
  • The young nobleman progresses in politeness (194)
  • The young nobleman's introduction to town (195)
  • Mutability of human opinions (196)
  • Insolence of Prospero (200)
  • Art of living at the cost of others (206)
  • The rambler's farewell (208).
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Work ID
1233645

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