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" had been in his mind before he left London. JOHNSON : " Why, yes, Sir, the topics were ; and books of travels will be good in proportion to what a man has previously in his mind ; his knowing what to observe : his power of contrasting one mode of life... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ... - Page 306
by James Boswell - 1900 - 726 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...Scotland," had been in his ^^ mind before he left London. JOHNSON. " Why yes, 69. Sir, the topicks were ; and books of travels will be good in proportion...knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge." BOSWELL. " The proverb, I suppose, Sir, means, he must carry a large stock with him to trade with."...
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Introductory remarks

Wakefield, Edward - Ireland - 1812
...fashions or frivolous accomplishments, he may be of essential service wherever his influence • ' As the Spanish proverb says, " He who would bring...knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.' Johnson, in Bosvotll's Life, voL iii. p. 325. See also Moore's Travels in vol. ii. p. 442. • + Elements...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1816
...Islands of Scotland," had been in his mind before he left London. JOHNSON. " Why yes, Sir, the topicks were ; and books of travels will be good in proportion...knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge." BOSWELL. " The proverb, I suppose, Sir, means, he must carry a large stock with him to trade with."...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...Boswell said to him, that it was certainly true, as his friend Dempsler had observed in his letter to him upon the subject, that a great part of what was in...knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge." BOSWELL. " The proverb, I suppose, sir, means, he must carry a large stock with him to trade with."...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
....said to him, that it was certainly true, as his friend Dempster had observed in his letter to him upon the subject, that a great part of what was in...bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wraith of the Indies with him.' So it is in travelling ; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...be good iu proportion to what a man has previously in his mind ; his knowing what to observe ; hiť power of contrasting one mode of life with another....Indies with him." So it is in travelling ; a man must снггу knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge. Boswell. The proverb, I suppose, Sir,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
....said to him, that it was certainly trne, as his friend Dempster had observed in his letter to him upon the subject, that a great part of what was in...knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge."' BOSWELL. " The 'proverb, I suppose, sir, means, he must carry a large stock with him to trade with."...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: comprehending an account of his ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1821
...Islands of Scotland," had been in his mind before he left London. JOHNSON. "Why yes, sir, the topicks were; and books of travels will be good in proportion...travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would briug home knowledge." BOSWELL. " The proverb, I suppose, sir, means, he must carry a large stock with...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...before he left London. JOHNSON. "Why yes, sir, the topicks were; and books of travels will be good ill proportion to what a man has previously in his mind...knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge." Bos\VELL. " The proverb, I suppose, sir, means, he must carry a large stock with him to trade with."...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...Islands of Scotland had been in his mind before he left London. JOHNSON. " Why yes, sir, the topicks were ; and books of travels will be good in proportion...knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge." BOSWELL. " The proverb, I suppose, sir, means, he must carry a large stock with him to trade with."...
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