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Miscellanea nova :

containing, amidst a variety of other matters curious and interesting, remarks on Boswell's Johnson; with considerable additions, and some new anecdotes of that extraordinary character: a critique on Bürger's Leonora; in which she is clearly proved of English extraction; and an introductory essay on the art of reading and speaking in public, in two parts. A new ed. /
By S. Whyte and his son E. A. Whyte.
Main Creator: Whyte, S. (Samuel), 1733-1811.
Contributors: White, Edward Athenry.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Dublin : Printed by R. Marchbank, for the editor E. A. Whyte, 1800.
Notes:Paging irregular between [243] and 254.

"Introductory essay" wanting.

The remarks on Boswell's Johnson deal mainly with Johnson's relations with Thomas Sheridan; original letters (p.[89]-144) are selected from correspondence between Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan and Thomas Whyte.

Appended: Elegies and other poems chiefly from the Shamrock: p. [249]-280.

Physical description: 4 p. ℓ., iii-ix, 280 (i.e. 296) p. ; 20 cm.

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