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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, LL. D. - Page 511
by James Boswell - 1907
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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...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. Tins leads ns to...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...was Mr. Harris of Salisbury, who paid him many compliments on his " Journey to the Western Islands." which I perceive you have. But it seems odd that one...know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire 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.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...Cambridge, upon this, politely said, u Dr. Johnson, I am going, with your pardon, to accuse myself, tor 1 uel Johnson, set out this morn!g for London, together....Davy Garrick to be with you early the next'week, inquire 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 copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...Johnson, I am going, with your pardon, to accuse myself, tor I have the same custom which I |>erceive you have. But it seems odd, that one should have such...know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire 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 ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...library, than Johnson ran eagerly to one side of the room, intent on poring over the backs of the books !. Sir Joshua observed (aside), " He runs to the books...know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire 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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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1835
...he said, " You are an honest man to have formed so great an accumulation of knowledge." — BURMET. I have the advantage. I can see much more of the pictures...know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire 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 His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835
...he said, " You are an honest man to have formed so great an accumulation of knowledge." — BURSEY, I have the advantage. I can see much more of the pictures...know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies

Samuel Warren - Law - 1835 - 552 pages
...SECTION II. HOW TO ACQUIRE A FACILITY OF REFERENCE. " Knowledge is of two kinds," said Dr. Johnson ; " we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it." This is especially applicable to the study and practice of the law : for in the vast multiplicity of...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

James Boswell - 1836
...seems odd that we should have such a desire to look at the backs of books." " Sir," replied Johnson, "the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds....know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This...
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