The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes

Volume IV: The Adventurer; The Idler

Cover image for

Download


Author: Samuel Johnson
Published: 1825
Language: English
Wordcount: 156,104 / 457 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 602
Added to site: 2004.07.02
mnybks.net#: 8452
Excerpt

osition, and converse equally necessary to intellectual accomplishment

92. Criticism on the Pastorals of Virgil

95. Apology for apparent plagiarism. Sources of literary variety

99. Projectors injudiciously censured and applauded

102. Infelicities of retirement to men of business

107. Different opinions equally plausible

108. On the uncertainty of human things

111. The pleasures and advantages of industry

115. The itch of writing universal

119. The folly of creating artificial wants

120. The miseries of life

126. Solitude not eligible

128. Men differently employed unjustly censured by each other

131. Singularities censured

137. Writers not a useless generation

138. Their happiness and infelicity


THE IDLER.

1. The Idler's character.

2. Invitation to correspondents.

3. Idler's reason for writing.

4. Charities and hospitals.

5. Proposal for a female army.

6. Lady's performance on horseback.

7. Scheme for news-writers.

8. Plan of militar

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes by Samuel Johnson - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes by Samuel Johnson - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes by Samuel Johnson - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes by Samuel Johnson - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes by Samuel Johnson - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes by Samuel Johnson - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Emma
by Jane Austen
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
At the Mountains of Madness
by H.P. Lovecraft
The Count's Chauffeur
by William le Queux

See more popular titles from this genre.