Dictionary links

Writers of travels, like dictionary-makers, are sunk into oblivion by the weight and bulk of those who come last, and therefore lie uppermost.

— Jonathan Swift

The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries saw the creation and publication of great works of lexicography — perhaps none more famous or influential than Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language. Unfortunately, few of these publications have yet been digitized.

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