Piozzi Hester Lynch
Pioz·zi(pyôt′sē), Hester Lynch Also known as "Mrs. Thrale" (thrāl) 1741-1821.
British writer whose books Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson (1786) and Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson (1788) recount her friendship with the famed lexicographer.
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