Heroick Epistle to Sir William Chambers

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Heroick Epistle to Sir William Chambers

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Johnson and Shebbeare were frequently named together, as having in former reigns had no predilection for the family of Hanover. The authour of the celebrated ""Heroick Epistle to Sir William Chambers"", introduces them in one line, in a list of those ""who tasted the sweets of his present Majesty"s reign"". Such was Johnson"s candid relish of the merit of that satire, that he allowed Dr. Goldsmith, as he told me, to read it to him from beginning to end, and did not refuse his praise to its execution".

Source

Life of Johnson

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Goldsmith, Oliver
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Notes
Originally published 1791. Goldsmith's date of birth could have been 1728

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Related place
England
Related people
Goldsmith, Oliver
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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Heroick Epistle to Sir William Chambers

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

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Source

Life of Johnson

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Goldsmith, Oliver
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Notes
Originally published 1791. Goldsmith's date of birth could have been 1728

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80050
Accessed on 2019/09/20 13:54:31

Related place
England
Related people
Goldsmith, Oliver
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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