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Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. He whom nature has made weak, and idleness keeps ignorant, may yet support his vanity by the name of a critic.

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Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.

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Jul 10, 2011

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