Bureaucracy : Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language


By the time he reached the age of 55, Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) held court over a literary club that included among its members many of the most influential men and women in eighteenth-century English culture. Johnson’s ride to this height was not easy, but it was advanced enormously by his work as an innovative lexicographer. Johnson’s A Dictionary of the English Language was first published in 1755. 

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