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... Johnson began reading Shakespeare's plays and poetry when he was a young boy ... Johnson's fascination with Shakespeare continued throughout his life, and Johnson focused his time while preparing A Dictionary of the English Language on Shakespeare's plays ... Johnson came to believe that there was a problem with the collections of Shakespearean plays that were available during his lifetime ...
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“All our civilization had meant nothing. The same culture that had nurtured the kindly enlightened people among whom I had been brought up, carried around with it war. Why should I not have known this? I did know it, but I did not believe it. I believed it as we believe we are going to die. Something that is to happen in some remote time.”
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