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Samuel Johnson
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The beauties of Samuel Johnson: maxims and observations. To which are now added, biographical anecdotes of the doctor, his life [&c.]. (1804 edition)
Samuel Johnson
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The beauties of Johnson: consisting of maxims and observations, moral, critical, and miscellaneous, accurately extracted from the works of Dr. Samuel Johnson, and arranged in alphabetical order, after the manner of the Duke de la Roche-Foucault's Maxims (1782 edition)
Samuel Johnson
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: A journey to the Hebrides. The vision of Theodore, the hermit of Teneriffe. The fountains. Prayers and meditations. Sermons.v. 10-11. Parliamentary debates (1825 edition)
Samuel Johnson
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A Johnson sampler (2002 edition), David R Godine Pub - ISBN: 9781567921304
Samuel Johnson
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The beauties of Samuel Johnson: maxims and observations. To which are now added, biographical anecdotes of the doctor, his life [&c.]. (1804 edition)


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Born: September 18, 1709

Died: December 13, 1784 (aged 75)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Author, essayist, lexicographer, biographer, poet

Bio: Samuel Johnson, often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history.

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