Features the text of "One-and-Twenty" and "On the Death of Mr. Robert Levet, a Practiser in Physic," poems written by English writer, lexicographer, critic, and conversationalist Samuel Johnson (1709-1784). The poems are provided online by Bibliomania.com Ltd. from the print version of "The Oxford Book of English Verse 1900."
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