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THE

WORKS

OF

SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.

A NEW EDITION,

IN TWELVE VOLUMES.

TO WAICH IS PREFIXED,

AN ESSAY ON HIS LIFE AND GENIUS,

BY ARTHUR MURPHY, ESQ.

VOL. III.

CONTAINING ADVENTURER AND RASSELAS.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR G. WALKER, J. AKERMAN, E. EDWARDS, J. HARWOOD, W. ROBINSON

AND SONS, LIVERPOOL ; E. THOMSON, MANCHESTER ; J. NOBLE, HULL;
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AND CO, GLASGOW.

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DISSERTATION

UPON THE

GREEK C O M E D Y,

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TRANSLATED FROM BRUMOY.

ADVERTISEMENT.

I CONCLUDE this work according to my promise, with an account of the Comic Theatre, and entreat the reader, whether a favourer or an enemy of the ancient Drama, not to pass bis censure upon the authors or upon me, without a regular perusal of

* Published by Mrs. Lennox in 4to. 1759. To the third volume of this work the following Advertisement is prefixed. « In this “ volume, the Discourse on the Greek Comedy, and the General “ Conclusion, are translated by the celebrated author of the Ram“ bler. The Comedy of the Birds, and that of Peace, by a young “ Gentleman. The Comedy of the Frogs, by the learned and in“genious Dr. Gregory Sharpe. The Discourse upon the Cyclops, " by John Bourrya, Esq. The Cyclops, by Dr. Grainger, author « of the translation of Tibullus,” E. VOL. III.

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