An eighteenth-century English author known for his wit and for his balanced and careful criticism of literature. Johnson compiled an important dictionary of the English language. The story of his life is told in The Life of Samuel Johnson, by James Boswell.
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This is a blow against freedom of speech, we were told, by the likes of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Johnson knew that the proposals he was going to send to the Hill would be divisive.
In 2009, Lee Daniels announced that he would direct Selma and that Liam Neeson would play President Lyndon Johnson.
Last summer, I spoke with first black supermodel Beverly Johnson about this for The Root.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She fails to appreciate the congressional and constitutional obstacles Johnson had to overcome to win passage of the bill.
He prepared a glossary of provincial and archological words, intended for a supplement to Johnson's Dictionary.
We might live very comfortably together now, Mr. Samuel, eh?The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Samuel Squire, bishop of St. David's died; a poetical, historical and antiquarian writer of note.
This group contains the name of the only President (Andrew Johnson) who was ever sought to be impeached.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
There was another personality that loomed large, in those years, on the Midland—Samuel Swarbrick, the accountant.