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" A man ought to read just as inclination leads him ; for what he reads as a task will do him little good. "
Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ... - Page 445
1884
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...(faid he) will not make a Bentley or a Clarke. They are, however, in a certain degree advantageous. I would put a child into a library (where no unfit books are) and let him read at his choice. A child fhould not be difcouraged from reading any trying that he takes a liking to, from a notion...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: comprehending an account of his studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...(faid he) will not make a Bentley or a Clarke. They are, however, in a certain degree advantageous. I would put a child into a library (where no unfit books are) and let.him read at his choice. A child fhould not be difcouraged from reading any thing that he takes...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...he faid, will not make a Bentley or a Clarke. They are, however, in a certain degree advantageous. I would put a child into a library (where no unfit books are), and let him read at his choice. A child fhould not be difeouraged from reading any thing that he takes a liking to, from a notion that...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...adherence to a particular plan of study. I myself have never persisted in any plan for two days together. A man ought to read just as inclination leads him...for what he reads as a task will do him little good A young man should read five hours in a day, and so may acquire a great deal of knowledge'.' To a man...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...adherence to a particular plan of study. I myself have never persisted in any plan for two days together. A man ought to read just as inclination leads him...for what he reads as a task will do him little good. A young man should read five hours in a day, and so may acquire a great deal of knowledge." To a man...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...adherence to a particular plan of study. I myself have never persisted in any plan for two days together. A man ought to read just as inclination leads him...for what he reads as a task will do him little good. A young man should read five hours in a day, and so may acquire a great deal of knowledge1.' To a man...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...study. I myself have never persisted in any *' plan for two days together. A man ought to " readjust as inclination leads him ; for what he " reads as a task will do him little good. A " young man should read five hours in a day, and " so may acquire a great deal of knowledge." Talking...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...adherence to a particular plan of study. I myself have never persisted in any plan for two days together. A man ought to read just as inclination leads him:...for what he reads as a task will do him little good. A young man should read five hours in a day, and so may acquire a great deal of knowledge*." Goldsmith...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...(said he) will not make a Bentley or a Clarke. They are, however, in a certain degree advantageous. I would put a child into a library (where no unfit books are) and let him read at his choice. A child should not be discouraged from reading any thing that he takes a liking to, from a notion that...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...(he said) will not make a Bentley or a Clarke. They are, however, in a certain degree advantageous. I would put a child into a library (where no unfit books are), and let him read at his choice. A child should not be discouraged from reading any thing that,he takes a liking to, from a notion that...
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