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Johnson, Samuel 1709-1784

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The lives of the poets a selection by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
478 editions published between 1779 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If a man is to write A Panegyrick, he may keep vices out of sight; but if he professes to write A Life, he must represent it really as it was.'In the last of his major writings, Samuel Johnson looked back over the previous two centuries of English Literature in order to describe the personalities as well as the achievements of the leading English poets. The major Lives - of Milton, Dryden, Swift, and Pope - are memorable cameos of the life of writing in which Johnson is as attentive to human frailty as to literary prowess. The shorter Lives preserve some of Johnson's most piercing, critical ju
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
576 editions published between 1759 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 5,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What then is to be done? said Rasselas; the more we inquire, the less we can resolve.'Rasselas and his companions escape the pleasures of the 'happy valley' in order to make their 'choice of life'. By witnessing the misfortunes and miseries of others they may come to understand the nature of happiness, and value it more highly. Their travels and enquiries raise important practical and philosophical questions concerning many aspects of the human condition, including the business of a poet, the stability of reason, the immortality of the soul, and how to find contentment. Johnson's adaptation of
The rambler by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
399 editions published between 1751 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journey to the western islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson ( )
229 editions published between 1775 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
267 editions published between 1787 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His chief amusement was to picture to himself that world which he had never seen, to place himself in various conditions, to be entangled in imaginary difficulties, and to be engaged in wild adventures... The other great book by the man who wrote the dictionary: THis is Dr. Johnson's beautiful, engaging, and ultimately inspiring story of a royal brother and sister who escape the castle and, traveling in disguise, search for a way to feel more useful to society. It leads to a years-long adventure amongst poor people and rich men, great intellectuals and merchants, holy men and ruthless warriors. It is an eye-opening experience that shakes the siblings to their core and ultimately turns into the most sublimely wise and moving works that Johnson ever wrote, not to mention a masterpiece of English literature
The Prince of Abissinia A tale. In two volumes. by Samuel Johnson ( )
219 editions published between 1759 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnson's dictionary : a modern selection by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
94 editions published between 1820 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ranging from beauty-spot to coffeehouse, jogger to posturemaster, quack to rocket, this is an anthology of the 4,000 most fascinating entries from the most influential lexicon ever written, Dr. Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language. Assembled by world-renowned language authority David Crystal, it is a treasure-trove of familiar, unusual and sometimes bizarre words, covering subjects from fashion to food and philosophy to electricity, brimming with colourful, meticulous (and often humorous) definitions and boasting literary illustrations from Shakespeare to Milton. This generous selection fully conveys Johnson's passion for his native tongue - whether formal or 'low', deriving from Staffordshire or Scotland - bringing alive the innovations, fads and crazes of his day (from cricket to periwig to tea) and showing how distinctive the vocabulary of the time was - yet also how it overlaps with ours in unexpected and amusing ways."--BOOK JACKET
The letters of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
62 editions published between 1892 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
219 editions published between 1787 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. Table of ContentsThe Adventurer and Idler 1753-54; 1758-60A Grammar of the English TongueA Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland 1775Lives of the English Poets: Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Pope 1779-81Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley 1779-81Lives of the Poets: Addison, Savage, Swift 1779-81Lives of the Poets: Gay, Thomson, Young, Gray etc
A voyage to Abyssinia by Jerónimo Lobo ( )
40 editions published between 1735 and 1985 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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. ... By Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson ( )
173 editions published between 1755 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Johnson reader by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes "Life of Savage", "The history of Rasselas", "Life of Milton", the prefaces to the "Dictionary" and "Shakespeare", essays, poems, and a section of quotations that illustrate "Johnson talking"
The poems of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
47 editions published between 1790 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life of Joseph Addison by Samuel Johnson ( )
6 editions published between 1817 and 1956 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poetry and prose by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of Samuel Johnson's best work. This book comprises Johnson's letters, his major poems (including "London"), "Rasselas", twenty-one "Rambler", nineteen "Idlers", the "Prefaces to the Dictionary", the edition of Shakespeare, and the "Lives of the Poets: Cowley, Milton, Swift, Pope, Savage, Collins, and Gray."
Prayers and meditations composed by Samuel Johnson, LL. D. and published from his manuscripts. By George Strahan by Samuel Johnson ( )
116 editions published between 1785 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thoughts on the late transactions respecting Falkland's Islands by Samuel Johnson ( )
47 editions published between 1771 and 2005 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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جونسون، صامويل، 1709-1784
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