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" Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 314
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 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 - Authors, English - 1807
...backs of the books.' Sir Joshua observed, (aside,) " He runs to the books as I do to the pictures : but I have the advantage. I can see much more of the pictures...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 ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...backs of the books.4 Sir Joshua observed, (aside,) " He runs to the books as I do to the pictures: but I have the advantage. I can see much more of the pictures...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, Volume 2

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, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 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, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...considerable, he said, " You are an honest man to have formed so great an accumulation of knowledge.' BURNEY.] Mr. Cambridge, upon this, politely said, " Dr. Johnson,...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 ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1822
...considerable, he said, " You are an honest man to have formed so great an accumulation of knowledge.' BURNEY.] Mr. Cambridge, upon this, politely said, " Dr. Johnson,...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 - 1826
...backs of the books". Sir Joshua observed, aside, " He runs to the books as I do to the pictures : but I have the advantage. I can see much more of the pictures...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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