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" London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems; whence any mean production is called Grub-street" — , " lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge. "
A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... - Page 240
by John Walker - 1828 - 783 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...commonly entertained of his own laborious task. Thus : " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street.'' — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge" At the time when he...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...commonly entertained of his own laborious task. Thus : ' Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street''.' — Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a Jiarmless drudge'.' 1 ' There have been...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...commonly entertained of his own laborious task. Thus : ' Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street*.' — Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge*.' ' ' There have been...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...dwarf. To GRÜBELE, gtub'b!. vn (405) To feel in the dark. GRUB-STREET, grub'strèét. s. Üicnamc of a street in London, formerly much inhabited by writers of small histories, diflionanes, and temporary poems ; whence ínymean production is called Grub-street. To GRUDGE, grudje....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...monly entertained of his own laborious task. Thus ; " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems; whence any mean production is called Grub-street."—" Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge." At the time when he...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820
...commonly entertained of his own laborions task. Thns; s' Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge." At the time when he...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821
...commonly entertained of his own laborious task. Thus : " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge." At the time when he...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...commonly entertained of his own laborious task. Thus ; " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub -street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge" be legally obtained....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...commonly entertained of his own laborious task. Thus ; " Grub-street, the name of a street in London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries,...temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street." — " Lexicographer, a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge" be legally obtained....
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822 - 775 pages
...dark. GRUB-STREET, grubUtr££t, *. Tlie name of a street In London, formerly much inhabited by wriiers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems ^ whence any mean production is called Grub-street. To GRUDGE, gt'udjc, va To envy, to see any advantage of another with discontent ; to give...
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