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Samuel Johnson
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Johnsoniana; or supplement to Boswell; being Anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, etc (1836 edition)
Samuel Johnson
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1888 edition)
Samuel Johnson
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Johnsoniana; or supplement to Boswell; being Anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, etc (1836 edition)
Samuel Johnson
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On his final illness, 1784, p. 566. - Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)
Samuel Johnson
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson (1836 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)


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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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