This book influenced George Crabbe
's English Synonymes Explained, 1816. It is also likely that Roget
, author of the most famous nineteenth- or twentieth-century thesis, also knew it.
29 April 1852: Physician and polymath Peter Mark Roget published...
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29 April 1852
Physician and polymath Peter Mark Roget
published his Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases; it went through 25 editions in its first two decades, and remained an influential writing tool into the twenty-first century.