[Ads-l] NGram vs. the OED

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Thu May 7 16:38:51 UTC 2015

If the OED(2) has quotations for "gentleman-scholar" for 1586 and 1748 (I assume it will find more from later years), why does Google's NGram show no occurrences before 1843?

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