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Young Samuel Johnson

Author: James Lowry CLIFFORD
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : William Heinemann, 1955, reprinted 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everyone thinks of Dr. Johnson as an old man. At the first mention of his name the vision rises of the familiar massive, wrinkled face, the bushy bob wig, and the dull brown coat with metal buttons. He has become almost a symbol of the wise old moralist and many readers have the impression that he sprang to life full-grown. So fixed is the image that it requires a violent wrench of the imagination to think of him as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Named Person: Samuel JOHNSON; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lowry CLIFFORD
OCLC Number: 225009189
Description: xv, 367 pages : illustrations, plates ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by James L. Clifford.

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Everyone thinks of Dr. Johnson as an old man. At the first mention of his name the vision rises of the familiar massive, wrinkled face, the bushy bob wig, and the dull brown coat with metal buttons. He has become almost a symbol of the wise old moralist and many readers have the impression that he sprang to life full-grown. So fixed is the image that it requires a violent wrench of the imagination to think of him as young...

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