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It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where 't is kept is lighter than vanity.

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About Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. MA (September 18 [O.S. September 7] 1709 - 13 December 1784), often referred to simply as Dr Johnson, is one of England's best known literary figures: a essayist, biographer, lexicographer and a critic of English Literature. He was also a great wit and prose stylist, well known for his aphorisms . Dr Johnson is the most quoted English writer after Shakespeare and has been described as one of the outstanding figures of 18th-century England.

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