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LIVES

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ENGLISH POETS.

VOL. II.

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OF THE MOST

EMINENT ENGLISH POETS,

WITH

CRITICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THEIR WORKS.

BY SAMUEL JOHNSON.

WITH NOTES CORRECTIVE AND EXPLANATORY,

BY PETER CUNNINGHAM, F. S. A.,

AND A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,
BY THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY.

COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

PHILADELPHIA:
J. B. LIPPINCOTT & CO

1866.

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Born at Corsham, in Wiltshire-Educated at Westminster and Oxford-Becomes a Fellow of

the College of Physicians-His first work an Heroic Poem— Prince Arthur -King Arthur'

-Attacked by Dennis-His Satire agalnst Wit' and Quarrel with Dryden-His other Poems
-Hs Religious Life-Burial at Boxted, la Essex-Works and Character

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JOHN JAY.-1688-1732.

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