Nature of Parable
Note from 'Johnson' By A. R. Humphreys from The Pelican Guide To English Literature (1968)

The lines are 135-64. For comment, see Poems, ed. D. Nichol Smith and E. L. McAdam (Oxford, 1941), p. 46; and Johnsonian Miscellanies, ed. G. B. Hill, I, 180. A similar incident is in Hill, op. cit., I, 284.