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James Boswell

(1740—1795) lawyer, diarist, and biographer of Samuel Johnson

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Boswell, James

Boswell, James (1740–95)   Quick reference

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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90 words

As a young man, he travelled widely in Europe, meeting Voltaire and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. An inveterate hero-worshipper, Boswell found ...

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