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Samuel Johnson

Stephen, Leslie

ISBN 10: 1421926237 / ISBN 13: 9781421926230
Published by Indypublish.Com, 2005
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Reprint of original 1878 text. Seems unused inside. Cover has some shelf wear especially at corners. Highlighter mark on bottom edge. Bookseller Inventory # 022140

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Title: Samuel Johnson

Publisher: Indypublish.Com

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Samuel JoHNS oif was born in Lichfield in 1709. Hia father, Michael Johnson, was a bookseller, highly respected by the cathedral clergy, and for a time sufficientlyprosperons to be a magistrate of the town, and, in the year of his sons birth, sheriff of the county. He opened a bookstall on market-days at neighbouring towns, including Birmingham, which was as yet unable to maintain a separate bookseller. The tradesman often exaggerates the prejudices of the class whose wants he supplies, and Michael Johnson-was probably a more devoted High Churchman and Tory than many of the cathedral clergy themselves. He reconciled himself with difficulty to taking the oaths against the exiled dynasty. He was a man of considerable mental and physical power, but tormented by hypochondriacal tendencies. His son inherited a share both of his constitution and of his principles. Long afterwards Samuel associated with his childish days a faint but solemn recollection of a lady in diamonds and lone; black hood.
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First published in 1878, this biography by Sir Leslie Stephen explores the life of Samuel Johnson (1709-84), the English poet and lexicographer. Discussing his childhood, his career as a writer and literary critic, and his works, it paints a portrait of one of English literature's most extraordinary intellects.

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