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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 356
by James Boswell - 1807
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly '. The greateft part of a writer's time is fpent in reading, in order to write :. a man will turn over...half a library to make one book."' I argued warmly againft the Judges trading, and mentioned Hale as an, inftance of a perfect Judge, who devoted himfelf...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...from his ownmind, he writes very rapidly '. The greateft part of a writer's time is fpent inreading, in order to write: a man will turn over half a library to make one book.'* I argued warmly againft the Judges trading, and mentioned Hale as arrinftance of a perfect Judge, who devoted himfelf...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...writes writes from his own mind, he writes very ra^ pidly. The greatcft part of a writer's time is fpent in reading, in order to write ; a man will turn over half a library to make one book." Mr. Bofwell argucd warmly again!! the Judges trading, and mentioned Hale as an inftance of a perfect...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession. No man would be a Judge, upon the condition...other things beside law : he left a great estate." BOSWELL. " That was, because what he got, accumulated without any exertion and anxiety on his part."...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...as Carte's History?"J. " Yes, Sir. When a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly. The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book." Mr. Boswell argued warmly against the Judges trading, and mentioned Hale as an instance of a perfect...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...writea from his own mind, he writes very rapidly ? The greatest part of a writer's time is spent m in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to taake one book. I argued warmly against the Judges trading, and mentioned Hale, as an instance of a...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...as Carte's History?" J. " Yes, Sir. When a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly. The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book." Mr. Boswell argued warmly against the Judges trading, and mentioned Hale as an instance of a perfect...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...Carte's History?" JOHNSON. " Yes, Sir, When a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly.* The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading...trading, and mentioned Hale as an instance of a perfect Judge,who devoted himself entirely to his office. JOHNSON. " Hale, Sir, attended to other things besides...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...Carte's History ?" JOHNSON. "Yes, sir: when a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly : the greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book." Boswell argued warmly against the judges' trading, and mentioned Hale as an instance of a perfect judge,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly ? The greatest part of a writer's time is spent m in reading, in order to write ; a man will turn over half a library to make one book. I argned warmly against the Judges trading, and mentioned Hale, as an instance of a perfect Judge, who...
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