Early Days

  • William Shaw
Part of the Interviews and Recollections book series (IR)


Lichfield in Staffordshire is now very well known to be the place of Johnson’s birth; a circumstance which may probably be recollected by posterity, when this ancient city, like others which have been made immortal by giving birth to great men, is forgotten.


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