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Samuel Johnson

Joseph Wood Krutch

Samuel Johnson

by Joseph Wood Krutch

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Wood Krutch.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv p., 1 ., 599 p.
    Number of Pages599
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13534894M

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    Sep 18,  · Today’s Google Doodle pays tribute to Dr Samuel Johnson (), English wit and author of the Dictionary of the English Language, on the th anniversary of his Joe Sommerlad. Volume 1 (find Volume 2 here) of the 6th edition of Samuel Johnson's epic achievement A Dictionary of the English Language, published a year after his death in Originally published 30 years previously on 15th April , the mammoth tome took Johnson nearly 9 years to complete, remarkably almost completely single-handedly, and is now considered as one of the most influential dictionaries.

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