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1759. Voltaire and Ned Purdon

179
Æt. 31. Introduced to Mr. Percy

180
Johnson's opinion of the Col-
lector of the Reliques

180
Mr. Percy's visit to the garret : 181
Reviewing for Smollett

182
A Newgate biography

182
Laughing at elegies

183
Forecasting the future

184
Braudellius and Mogusius
Another scheme for travel

186
A reverend and irritable dra-
matist

187
Unpublished letter to Garrick

187
Jemima aud Louise

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The fashionable family novel 189
Adieu to both Reviews

189
Close of his account with the
owl and the ass.

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Book III. 1759 to 1767.

PAGR

AUTHORSHIP BY CHOICE. Pages 213 to 439. (And pages 3 to 110 of the Second

Volume.)

CHAPTER I.

1759.

A Lichfield citizen's account

of it

250

WRITING THE

BEE,”

Garrick's own account of it 251

The shock to brother Peter 252

1759. Activity in Grub-street

213

Apologies for the stage

253

t. 31. Dullness and her progeny

214

Audiences at Goodman's Fields 254

A doubtful recruit

214

A dozen Dukes of a night 255

Samuel Johnson

215

Mr. Pitt and other M. P's 256

A walk round Grosvenor-square 215

Peter continues obdurate

257

The knell of patronage

216

Increasing successes

258

Encouragement and example 217

Peter's terrible question 259

Thirty pounds a year

217

The question answered

260

A Great Cham in great distress 218

Pope and Murray complete the

Society gathering round John-

triumph

261

219

The Future in the Present 262
Poverty and independence 220

Influence on Garrick's cha-

(October) First number of the

racter

263

Bee

221
Playhouse criticism

222

The author of Gisippus

222

Actors

CHAPTER III.

and actresses, Gold-

smith and Charles Lamb 223

1759-1760.

Second number of the Bee

224

OVERTURES FROM SMOLLETT AND MR.

Third number of the Bee

225

NEWBERY.

Goldsmith, Voltaire, and Talley-

rand

225

1759. (December) Important visitors

Fourth number of the Bee .

226

Æt. 31. in Green Arbour Court

264

Booksellers' literature

Candour towards an unsuccess-

226

Writing for the Busy Body and

ful author

265

the Lady's Magazine

227

1760. (January 1) Smollett's British

Fifth number of the Bee

Æt. 32.

Magazine

266

Goldsmith's first mention of

Essays contributed by Gold-

Johnson

228

smith

267

An evening with a bookseller

229

Cheerful philosophy

268

Night wanderings

229

A puff by Goldsmith

269

Sympathy with the wretched

230

269

A country Wow-wow

(Jan. 12) Newbery's newspaper. 270

A Daily Paper then and now 271

CHAPTER II.

The author of Tommy Trip and

Gilex Gingerbread

271

1759.

Goldsmith engaged for the Public

DAVID GARRICK.

Ledger .

272

A Guinea an

Article

272

1759. (November 29th) Close of the Bee 231
Æt. 31. Love of the theatre

231
Garrick and Ralph

232

Authors and managers

233

CHAPTER IV.

Unpublished letter by Mr. Ralph 234

1760.

A comic or tragic Lilliput? 235

Garrick's management

" THE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD."

Injustice to players and wrongs 1760. (January 24 and 29) The first

to dramatists

237 Et. 32. and second Chinese Leters 273

Goldsmith attacks Garrick 238

Perey's notel and Walpole's

Garrick resents the attack

239

squib

273

Inconsiderate expressions 240

Newspaper shadows and reali

The actor's clairns

241

ties

274

[A retrospect of Garrick's youth

Griffiths swallows the leek

275

and first appearance on the

The Citizen of the World

276

stage, from unprinted letters,

Social reforms suggested in it 277

Pp. 242 to 263.]

Quacks and pretenders

278

Acting Serjeant Kite at eleven 242

Law and Church

278

The boy's letters to his father 243

Doctor Marrowfat

279

His father's picture

244

Property and poverty

280

At Johnson's school

244

Mad-dog cries

281

A wine-merchant

245

Pictures of the day

282

Acts under an assumed name 246

Laurence Sterne

282

His brother and the wine-trade 246

Goldsmith's attack on Tristram

What acting was then

247

Shandy

283

The old school and the new

248

Beau Tibbs and the Man in Black 284

The 19th October, 1741

249

Jack Pilkington.

285

236

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