Samuel Johnson





A dictionary of the English language




LY'RICK. n. s.    A poet who writes songs to the harp.

The greatest conqueror in this nation, after the manner of the old Grecian lyricks, did not only compose the words of his divine odes, but set them to musick himself.     Addison.





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Samuel Johnson: A dictionary of the English language:
In which the words are deduced from their originals,
and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers.
To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar.
Vol. II. London: Printed by W. Strahan 1755, [p. 1238].


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