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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone - Page 87
by James Boswell - 1821
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...anfwered, " Sir, the reafon is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a fubject ourfelves, or we know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire into any fubject, the firft thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This leads us to look...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...politely said, " Dr. Johnson, I am going, with your pardon, to accuse myself, for I have the same custom which I perceive you have. But it seems odd that one...know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...politely said, " Dr. Johnson, I am going-, with your pardon, to accuse myself, for I have the same custom which I perceive you have. But it seems odd that one...two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know were we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any he was so intimate with Dr. Donne, that...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...wheeled about and answered, Sir, the reason is very plain ; knowledge is of two kinds. We know a mbject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any subject ; the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...which I perceive you have. .I'mt it seems odd that one should have such a desire to look at the barks of books. Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly...know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any suhject ; the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell, Alexander Chalmers - Authors, English - 1822
...politely said, " Dr. Johnson, I am going, with your pardon, to accuse myself, for I have the same custom which I perceive you have. But it seems odd that one...know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...politely said, " Dr. Johnson, I am going, with your pardon, to accuse myself, for I have the same custom which I perceive you have. But it seems odd that one...know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...politely said, " Dr. Johnson, I am going, with your pardon, to accuse myself, for I have the same custom which I perceive you have. But it seems odd that one...know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...of books." Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, wheeled about, aud answered, " Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge...know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...pardon, to accuse myself, for I have the same custom which I perceive you have. But it seems odd th'a'f one should have such a desire to look at the backs...we know where we can find information upon it. When wH inquire into any subject, the first thing we have 'to do is to know what books have treated of it....
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