Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting of Authentic Memoirs and Original Letters of Eminent Persons; and Intended as a Sequel to the Literary Anecdotes, Volumen7

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Same Jan 1803 Miltons Lycophron Edition of Goldsmiths works
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Same June 12 Inquiries relative to certain papers in Spectator see
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Same Aug Charles Goldsmith see note Isaac Reed and G Steevens
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Memoir of Robert Anijerson M D
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Percy to Anderson July 1 Sends a copy of the Reliques corrects
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Anderson to Percy June 21 Mr afterwards Sir W Scotts first efforts
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Same June 15 Invitation to Dromore progress of Graingers Works
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Anderson to Percy July 5 Proposed visit to Dromore
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Anderson to Percy Dec 16 Extract from Lady Dalrymplcs and Lord
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Same Aug 16Letters relating to the Grainger family Bishop Percys ill
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Same Jan 24 1804 Death of Mr Alex Thomson Miss Bannerman see
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Percy to Anderson Aug 16 Bishop Percys Runic Poetry and Northern
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Anderson to Percy Sept 15 Bishop Percys Runic Poetry Mr Herberts
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Percy to Anderson Oct 17 Mr T Armstrong Bishop Percys liberality
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Anderson to Percy April 3 Dr Grainger Col Johnes Mr Laings
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Anderson to Percy June 13 Mr Laing and Macpherson the Northern
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Anderson to Percy Dec 14 Mr Boyle the banker and Mr John Lays
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Same March 25 1806 Northern Antiquities Dr Andersons Life
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Same July 13 New edition of Key to the New Testament Mr T
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Same March 11 1807 Death of Mrs Percy see note and Dr Andersons
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Same July 231807 Introduction of Rev Mr Buckminster an American
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Percy to Anderson Jan 4 1808 The Bishops strictures on Mr J C
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Anderson to Pebct July 14 Death of Dt T Percy the Bishops nephew
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Same April 28 1809 Dr Andersons illness and intended tour illness
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David Irving to Percy Jan 27 Returns thanks for Bishop Percys
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Same May 15 1811 Recital of his wrongs and injuries and the state
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Same Aug 17 Intended journey to Ochtertyre to visit Mr Ramsay with
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Mb Shenstone to Mr MGowan Sept 24 1761 On Erse poetry
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List of his Works Percys contributions to the Grand Magazine
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Grainoer to Percy Ort 221756 Inquiries about Camoens the state of
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Same March 30 Medical advice Tibullus inquiries after friends
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Same April 14 Dr Griffiths Miss Anne Guthridge afterwards
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Anderson to Percy May 18 111 health the cause of silence summer tour
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Same Oct 18 Account of Dr Graingers Tour in Scotland Dr Stewart
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Same March 31 Dr Graingers intended departure from England sends
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Sake May 21 Dr Farmers marriage with Miss Hatton broken off
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Grainger to Percy Jan 16 1761 Robert Lloyds Odea see note
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Same April 181763 The Sugar Cane private affairs public news
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Same May 25 1765 Disapproves of Mr Percys design to write
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Mrs Grainger to Percy Jan 271771 Dr Graingers picture
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Boswell to Percy March 8 1784 Mr Boswells pamphlet on
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Boswell to Percy Feb 9 1788 Progress of the Life of Johnson
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Same April 9 Debate on the Corporation and Tent Acts f Life
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Same Dec 26 His continental tour Rev W Johnson Temple see note
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Same March 25 Character of the Tour to the Hebrides Boswells
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Miss Seward to Gent Mao April 12 On the character of Dr Johnson
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to Gent Mao July 7 1787 A defence of Dr Johnson in Olla
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Boswell to Gent Mag Nov 16 On the above communication of Miss
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Rev H White to Gent Mag March 19 On the Verses on the Sprig
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Same Oct 21 On the character of Mr Seward as drawn by Dr Johnson
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Biographical Notice of Ret George Ashbv
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Same May 22 Oly Prancing see note Mr Lambes Flodden Field
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Same March 1 1776 On the same subject
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Same April 10 Mr Bryant on the Apamean Medal see note j
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Same Dec 11 Thetford see note Satirical Medal of Lion and Lambs
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Same to Goooh March 12 1788 Death of Mrs Nichols Lady Tir
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Same to Herbert June 4 1790 The Gold Book David Clements
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Herbert to Gent Mag Sep 10 On the same subject
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Same Nov 7 1791 BridgessNorthamptonshire see note Mr Pennants
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Percy to Lort March 2 1788 Mr Brownes pamphlet vindicating
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Same Aug 1 Mr Cottingham and his marriage pamphlets on Ireland
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Same April 16 Sends a number of pamphlets with remarks Mr Burke
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Same Jutu 16 Sir Robert Chamberss letter sent to H Walpole Sir William
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Same St jit 4 Mrs Hill Mrs Percys illhealth Mr Steevens on
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Birch to Lort May 91761 Mr Lorts proposed Life and Correspondence
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Lort to Richard Cumberland Esq see note Dec 22 1759 Dr Bent
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Mr Lorts sermon before the University
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Same June 20 1778 Mr Lorts paper on Celts c Viscount Shannons
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Sheldons sale see note Prince Charles of Lor
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Same Aov 10 Dr Gregorys memoir of Chatterton for the Biog Britannica
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On Chattertons knowledge of Heraldry in a letter to Mr Bigland Somerset
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Same June 15 The Spy on the Spectator Critical Remarks
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Character of Archdeacon Nares by the Rev W Beloe
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Same Jan 191801 The review of Nicholss Leicestershire meeting
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Same April 28 Sir Richard Musgraves reply to Dr Caulfield Dr Caul
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Same Feb 6 1804 Death of Ritson his work on Animal Food
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Perot to Nares Dec 23 Bishop Percys note on Ritsons attack intended
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Nares to Gent Mao July 3 1811 Sir Samuel Morland the inventor
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Nares to Polwhele Xox 10 1813 Gaits Life of Wolsey Mr Pol
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Same May 2 1S27 The subject continued
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t Mao Sept 25 1815 On Boeardo at Oxford
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Same Sept 4 Memoir of Rev Samuel Partridge by Archdeacon Nares
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Nares to Polwhele FA 12 Mr Naress efforts for Mr Polwheles pre
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Nares to Nichols March Query relative to the author of Umbritii Can
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Nares to Nichols Dec 11 Review of Rev G Sackville Cotters Transla
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Same The same subject continued
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Memoir of Rev John Hellins by Archdeacon Nares
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Nakes to Nichols Dec 7 Memoir of Joseph Planta Esq by Mr Arch
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Mr Walkers Anecdotes of Carolan the Irish Bard and his contemporaries
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his Essay on Irish Dress
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Walker to Pkrct Oct 80 Duke of Rutlands successor the Dukes
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Walker to Percy Sept 16 Recollections of the Life of Shenstone
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Walker to Gent Mao Aug 20 1790 Remarks on several articles
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Percy to Walker Sept 24 Gives a letter of introduction to Mr Byres
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See note on the conduct of Mr Ritson towards
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Walker to Pinkerton March 13 His literary prospects on the death
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Same April 2 Poem of the Earl of Essex Mr Marsdens Catalogue
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Walker to Pinkerton June 27 Observations on Italian poets and his
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Walker to Iinkkrton May 12 Pinkertons History of Scotland com
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Walker to Pinkerton Jan 22 Observations on the execution of
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Conversation between Dr Johnson and Dr Campbell on the right of Conquest
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Same Aug 27 Sends Mr Pinkertons work particulars of the repairs
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Same March 29 1790 Thanks for the Bishops exertions in his brothers
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Same Aprils Rev Mr Hudson Rev Dr Pauls curate life of
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Same Sept 14 Mr Foulis and the French MSS Dr Trail Mrs Jane
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Same Sept 9 Receives an anonymous letter from London Mr Ledwich
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Same Jan 12 1793 The Militia Act in Ireland death of Maurice Gold
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Rev Charles Campbell to Percy Feb 191810 Inquiries about form
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Gough to Campbell Feb Thanks for his corrections his correspondents
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Same April 28 Thanks for introduction to Mr Walker various errors
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Same JunelS 1799 Wishes to place his son with Mr Stott of Dromore816
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Same Aug 28 Mr Beaufords MS notes on Macphersons Ossian com
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Same Feb 3 Mr Brownlows MS Pelagius the various opinions respect
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8me Dec 5 Ritsons scurrility Sir Richard Musgraves works Baron
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Same Dee 51804 State of his health the Round Tower at Down
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Same Feb 141807 Death of Mrs Percy death of Counsellor W Preston
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Same Sept 18 Engages Messrs A Beauford J C Walker and Austin
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Ledwich to Gough Dec 31 Sends materials as additions and promises
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Página 334 - ... invent. There are many who think it an act of piety to hide the faults or failings of their friends, even when they can no longer suffer by their detection; we therefore see whole ranks of characters adorned with uniform panegyric, and not to be known from one another, but by extrinsic and casual circumstances.
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