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" London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street. "
Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ... - Page 336
by John Timbs - 1855 - 800 pages
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...own laborious task. Thus : ' Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems...whence any mean production is called Grub-street*.' — Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge*.' ' ' There have been great contests...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1799
...own laborious task. Thus : " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems...whence any mean production is called Grub-street.'' — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge" At the time when he was concluding...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...own laborious task. Thus : ' Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems...whence any mean production is called Grub-street''.' — Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a Jiarmless drudge'.' 1 ' There have been great contests...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1807 - 962 pages
...Thename ; — me, mdt ; — pine, pin ; — of a street in London, formerly much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems;...whence any mean production is called Grub-street. To GRUDGE, grfidje. va To envy, to see am advantage of'another with discontent; to gheortake unwillingly....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...own laborious task. Thus ; " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems;...whence any mean production is called Grub-street."—" Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge." At the time when he was concluding his...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...own laborions task. Thns; s' Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems...whence any mean production is called Grub-street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge." At the time when he was concluding...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...own laborious task. Thus : " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems...whence any mean production is called Grub-street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge." At the time when he was concluding...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...own laborious task. Thus ; " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems...whence any mean production is called Grub-street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge" be legally obtained. I wished to...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822
...dark. GRUB-STREET, grubUtr££t, *. Tlie name of a street In London, formerly much inhabited by wriiers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems...whence any mean production is called Grub-street. To GRUDGE, gt'udjc, va To envy, to see any advantage of another with discontent ; to give or take unwillingly....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...own laborious task. Thus ; " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub -street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge" be legally obtained....
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