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Dictionary Preface

Johnson, Samuel. A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, and authorized by the names of the writers in whose works they are found / abstracted from the folio edition by the author Samuel Johnson, A.M.; to which is prefixed, an English grammar; to this edition are added, a history of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. Dublin: Printed by W.G. Jones, for Thomas Ewing, in Dame-street, 1768.

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