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A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics) by Samuel Johnson - Paperback - October 2007 - from Eighth Day Books (SKU: 163102)

A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics)

A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics) by Samuel Johnson - Paperback - October 2007 - from Eighth Day Books (SKU: 163102)
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A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics)

by Samuel Johnson

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Penguin Classics, October 2007. Paper Back. New.

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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 Brontës 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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Title
A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics)
Author
Samuel Johnson
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0141441577
ISBN 13
9780141441573
Publisher
Penguin Classics
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October 2007
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704

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