See also:English actor, philologist and lexicographer, was
See also:born at Colney Hatch, Middlesex, on the 18th of
See also:March 1732 . Early in
See also:life he became an actor, his theatrical engagements including one with
See also:Garrick at
See also:Drury Lane, and a long
See also:season in
See also:Dublin . In 1768 he
See also:left the stage . After some experience in conducting a school at
See also:Kensington he commenced to teach elocution, and in this found his
See also:principal employment for the
See also:rest of his life . In 1775 he published his Rhyming
See also:Dictionary, which achieved a
See also:great success and has been repeatedly reprinted, and in 1791 his Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, which achieved an even greater reputation, and has run into some
See also:editions . He was the friend of the leading
See also:literary men of his
See also:time, including
See also:Johnson and Burke . He died in
See also:London on the 1st of
See also:August 1807 .
HORATIO WALKER (1858– )
OBADIAH WALKER (1616-1699)
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