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History Piece

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Hístory Piece. n.s. A picture representing some memorable event.

The former makes his works resemble a large history piece, where even the less important figures have some convenient place. Pope's Essay on Homer's Battles.

Sources: Pope, Alexander (393)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "History Piece." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 22, 2011. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=8315.


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