Samuel Johnson


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Noun1.Samuel Johnson - English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)Samuel Johnson - English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)
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Samuel Johnson, a great writer of whom we shall hear more later, was the man of his day whose opinion about books was most thought of.
On the cover was inserted a copy of "Lines addressed to a young lady on quitting Miss Pinkerton's school, at the Mall; by the late revered Doctor Samuel Johnson.
By a process of extreme exaggeration and minute elaboration Donne carries the Elizabethan conceits almost to the farthest possible limit, achieving what Samuel Johnson two centuries later described as
He accompanied Johnson on a tour, retold in Journal Of A Tour To The Hebrides, before producing his Life Of Samuel Johnson in 1791.
Samuel Johnson on the 308th anniversary of his birth.
As one biographer has described him: the ever witty Samuel Johnson was an essayist and literary historian who was a prominent figure in 18th century England.
The Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2015 has been awarded to Steve Silberman for his book Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently, it was announced on Monday.
The names Samuel Johnson and James Boswell go together like UFOs and Roswell in conspiracy speech.
The Critic in the Modern World: Public Criticism From Samuel Johnson to James Wood
Answers: 1-2, Dorothy Parker; 3-7, Oscar Wilde; 8, Samuel Goldwyn; 9-10, Samuel Johnson.
The Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction shortlist this year includes the first volume of a biography of Margaret Thatcher and a biography of Italian romantic poet Gabriele d'Annunzio along with an account of life inside a nest of short-haired bumblebees, the Guardian reported on Monday.
FIVE-MONTH-OLD Samuel Johnson, from Ogmore-by-Sea, Bridgend, is all ready to lend a hand on the big day - and we want to see more of your little festive angels, elves and Santas all dressed up.