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Oxford English Classics.

DR. JOHNSON'S WORKS.

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES.

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CONTENTS OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES.

PAGE

The plan of an English dictionary .........

Preface to the English dictionary ......

Advertisement to the fourth edition of the English dictionary

Preface to the octavo edition of the English dictionary..

Observations on the tragedy of Macbeth ..

Proposals for printing the works of Shakespeare ........

Preface to Shakespeare...

General observations on the plays of Shakespeare

Account of the Harleian library ......

Essay on the importance of small tracts .........

Preface to the catalogue of the Harleian library, vol. iii.

198

Controversy between Crousaz and Warburton.

202

Preliminary discourse to the London Chronicle ..

Introduction to the World Displayed .....

210

Preface to the Preceptor, containing a general plan of education.....

- to Rolt's dictionary............

.................

– to the translation of father Lobo's voyage to Abyssinia. ......... 255,

An essay on epitaphs ....

Preface to an Essay on Milton's Use and Imitation of the Moderns in

his Paradise Lost .......

.......... 267

Letter to the Rev. Mr. Douglas, occasioned by his vindication of Milton,

&c. By William Lauder, A. M. ................................ 271

Testimonies concerning Mr. Lauder.............

Account of an attempt to ascertain the longitude ..........

Considerations on the plans offered for the construction of Blackfriars

bridge ...................................... .......... 303

Some thoughts on agriculture, both ancient and modern; with an account

of the honour due to an English farmer ......

.......... 310

Further thoughts on agriculture .................................. 315

Considerations on the corn laws .........

........... 321

A complete vindication of the licensers of the stage from the malicious and

scandalous aspersions of Mr. Brooke ....

..... 329

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