A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology

by Samuel Johnson

A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology Author Samuel Johnson
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File size 3 Mb
Year 2017
Pages 376
Language English
File format EPUB
Category Contemporary

Book Description:

Samuel Johnsons Dictionary, published in 1755, marked a milestone in a language in desperate need of standards. No English dictionary before it had devoted so much space to everyday words, been so thorough in its definitions, or illustrated usage by quoting from Shakespeare and other great writers. Johnsons was the dictionary used by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, Word

 

 

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