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Samuel Johnson (1709—1784) author and lexicographer

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1 a series of papers contributed by Dr Johnson to the Universal Chronicle: or Weekly Gazette between 15 April 1758 and 5 April 1760. These papers are shorter and lighter than those of the Rambler, but their general character is the same. They include the well‐known sketches of Dick Minim, the critic, of Mr Sober (the author himself), Jack Whirler (Newbery the publisher), and Tom Restless.

2 a monthly journal edited by J. K. Jerome and Robert Barr, 1892–1911.

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