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Transcribed from the 1889 Cassell & Company edition by David Price, email firstname.lastname@example.org RASSELAS, PRINCE OF ABYSSINIA CHAPTER I–DESCRIPTION OF A PALACE IN A VALLEY. Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope; who expect that age will perform the promises of youth, and that
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LIVES OF THE POETS (ADDISON, SAVAGE, SWIFT) Contents. Introduction by Henry Morley. Joseph Addison. Richard Savage. Jonathan Swift. INTRODUCTION. Johnson’s “Lives of the Poets” were written to serve as Introductions to a trade edition of the works of poets whom the booksellers selected for republication. Sometimes, therefore, they dealt briefly with men in whom the
This etext was prepared by David Price, email email@example.com from the 1775 edition with the corrections noted in the 1785 errata. A JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND INCH KEITH I had desired to visit the Hebrides, or Western Islands of Scotland, so long, that I scarcely remember how the wish was originally excited;