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Samuel Johnson - Biography - A Dictionary of The English Language
... and Irene (play) In 1746, a group of publishers approached Johnson about creating an authoritative dictionary of the English language a contract with William Strahan and associates, worth 1,500 guineas, was ... Johnson claimed that he could finish the project in three years ... had forty scholars spending forty years to complete its dictionary, which prompted Johnson to claim, "This is the proportion ...

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