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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 363
by James Boswell - 1823
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, wheeled about and answered, " Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of 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
...books. Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, 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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...books. Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, wheeled about and answered, Sir, the reason is very plain ; knowledge is of two...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. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1822
...Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, wheeled about and answered, " Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two...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: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, wheeled about and answered, " Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two...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
...Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, wheeled about, and answered, " Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two...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
...Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly started from his reverie, wheeled about and answered.' " Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two...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 Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and ..., Volume 2

George Crabbe - 1834 - 336 pages
...such a desire to look at the backs of books.' Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly answered, * Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two...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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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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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...such a desire to look at the backs of books.' Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly answered, ' Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two...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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