Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

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List of Works
[Dictionary]   [The Lives of the Poets]   [The Plays of William Shakespeare]   [Poems]   [The Prince of Abyssinia]   [Rasselas]   [The Vanity of Human Wishes]  
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Dictionary (1755) [HTR,HC]
The Harvard Classics only included the Preface to this work.
  • No known online texts of the complete work
  • Preface
    • HTML (3 pages) at Bartleby.com
    • HTML (Single page, 66 KB) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page
  • The Plan of an English Dictionary (in a letter to Lord Chesterfield, 1747)
    • HTML (Single page, 52 KB) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page

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  • Hardcover edition (Intl Book Centre, 1978).
  • CD-ROM edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, 1996).
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The Lives of the Poets (1781) [HTR,HC]
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) edition in two volumes at Project Gutenberg:

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  • Hardcover edition (Bibliolife, 2008, 164 pg).
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The Plays of William Shakespeare (1765) [HC]
The Harvard Classics only included the Preface to this work.
  • No known online texts of the complete work
  • Preface [HC]
    • HTML (4 pages) at Bartleby.com
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Poems (c. 1750-80?) [HC]
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The Prince of Abyssinia (or, Rasselas) (1759) [HTR]
  • HTML (49 pages, indexed) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition (Oxford Univ Pr, 2009).
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The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749) [HTR]
  • HTML (Single page, 19KB) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page
  • HTML (Single page, 24KB) at Rensacence Editions
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Tirukkural (c. 400?-100? BC)
Letter to Herodotus (c. 306-270 BC)
Letter to Menoeceus (c. 306-270 BC)
Letter to Pythocles (c. 306-270 BC)
Fables (Aesop) (c. 300 BC)
Elements of Geometry (c. 300 BC)
Letter to Idomeneus (c. 270 BC)
On Conoids and Spheroids (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Equilibrium of Planes (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Floating Bodies (c. 250?-212 BC)
Lemmas (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Measurement of the Circle (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Method of Mechanical Problems (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Quadrature of the Parabola (c. 250?-212 BC)
The Sand-Reckoner (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Sphere and Cylinder (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Spirals (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Conic Sections (c. 240 BC)
The Yoga Sutras (c. 150 BC)
Orations (Cicero) (between 81-43 BC)
Letters (Cicero) (between 68-43 BC)
The Gallic War (58-50 BC)
The Civil Wars (50-47 BC)
On the Nature of Things (c. 50 BC)
The Alexandrian War (47 BC)
The African War (46 BC)
The Spanish War (45 BC)
Laelius on Friendship (or, de Amicitia) (44 BC)
On Old Age (or, De Senectute) (44 BC)
Eclogues (37 BC)
Satires (Horace) (35-30 BC)
Epodes (Horace) (c. 30 BC)
History of Rome (c. 30? BC-AD 17?)
Georgics (29 BC)
The Art of Poetry (or, Ars Poetica) (23-20 BC)
Odes (Horace) (23-12 BC)
Epistles (Horace) (c. 20 BC)
The Aeneid (19 BC)
The Secular Hymn (or, Carmen Saeculare) (c. 17 BC)
Amores (c. 10? BC)
The Art of Beauty (c. 5? BC)
Cures for Love (c. 5? BC)
Heroides (c. 5? BC)
The Art of Love (3 BC)
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