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Example sentences from the Web for Johnsonese
When he wrote for publication, he did his sentences out of English into Johnsonese.Life Of Johnson, Volume 5|Boswell
The literary style of Mary Wollstonecraft's book is Johnsonese, but its thought forms the base of all that has come after.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
Sebastian, for his part, might have found some difficulty in translating into Johnsonese the twisted asceticism of Stuart Heron.Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern
When he wrote for publication he did his sentences out of English into Johnsonese.Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The stuffed buckram of Johnsonese had been succeeded by the mincing hifalutin of Mrs. Anne Radcliffe and her like.Washington Irving|Henry W. Boynton