A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed, a History of the Language, and an English Grammar, Volume 1

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W. Strahan, 1755 - English language - 1840 pages
 

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Republished as a facsimile for the 1985 bicentenary of Samuel Johnson's birth. This is a copy of the first great dictionary of the English language, 1755. The genius comes alive in pithy, turbulent ... Read full review

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