The Holly Bush


The Holly Bush

Samuel Johnson, the 18th century writer, was a regular here

Location: 68 Heath St, Haringey, NW3 1DN

Description: Famous customers: Samuel Johnson; famous 18th century writer, he wrote essays, reviews, sermons, biographies, poetry, an edition of Shakespeare's plays and the Dictionary of the English Language.Charles Lamb; a famous writer who at 20 years of age suffered a period of insanity. In 1796 Lamb contributed four sonnets to Coleridge's Poems on Various Subjects (1796). This was followed by Blank Verse (1798) and Pride's Cure (1802).

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The Holly Bush

Samuel Johnson, the 18th century writer, was a regular here

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Credits: The London Companion - Jo Swinnerton

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