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THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,
BY SAMUEL JOHNSON, L.L.D.
POPE, the monarch of the tuneful train !
IN ELEVEN VOLUMES.
Leigh; P. Wynne ; J. Booker; and
• Est brevitate opus, ut currat sententia, neu se
THE Essay on Man was intended to have been
comprised in Four Books : The First of which, the Author has given us under
that title, in Four Epistles. The Second was to have consisted of the same number: 1. Of the extent and limits of human
2. Of those arts and sciences, and of the parts of them, which are useful, and there. fore attainable, together with those which are unuseful, and therefore unattainable. 3. Of the nature, ends, use, and application, of the difa