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A Dictionary of the English Language : An Anthology (Paperback)

Author: Johnson, Samuel

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Surprising, colorful, and long-forgotten entries from the most famous dictionary in the history of the English language
Samuel Johnson''s best-known work, "A Dictionary of the English Language" (1755), is the most influential and idiosyncratic lexicon ever written and was used by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, the Bront''s and the Brownings, Thomas Hardy and Oscar Wilde. This anthology includes 4,000 of the most representative, entertaining, and historically fascinating entries, covering subjects from fashion to food, science to sex, and given in full with original spelling and examples of usage from Shakespeare to Milton.

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Publisher Penguin Classics
Mfg Part# 9780141441573
SKU 203092596
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0141441577
Release Date 10/30/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 18
Number of Pages 0650
Publisher Penguin Books
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