Excerpt from Johnsoniana; Or Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson IN this volume the reader has presented to him a mass of miscellaneous Anecdotes and Sayings, gathered from nearly a hundred different publications; which could t be pro duced as tes to Boswell, without overloading and per plexing his pages, but which are essential to the completion of the intellectual portrait of Johnson. Taken by them selves alone, these ﬂna might, it is presumed, claim a place with the best books of that popular description, in our own or in any other language. They form, it will hardly be disputed, one of the richest collections of Mate. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.