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" I once wrote for a magazine : I made a calculation, that if I should write but a page a day, at the same rate, I should, in ten years, write nine volumes in folio, of an ordinary size and print. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 114
by James Boswell - 1922
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1884
...Carte's History ?'" JOHNSON. " Yes, Sir; when a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly. 1 The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...office. JOHNSON. " Hale, Sir, attended to other things besides law; he left a great estate." BOSWELL. "That was because what he got accumulated without any...
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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 pages
...Carte's History?" JOHNSON. "Yes, sir. When a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly. The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book." Boswell argued warmly against the judges trading, and mentioned Hale as an instance of a perfect judge,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: And the Journal of His Tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1885 - 492 pages
...when a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly.1 The greatest part of a writer's time 1s spent in reading, in order to write ; a man will turn...Hale as an instance of a perfect Judge, who devoted himselt entirely to his office. JOHNSON. " Hale, Sir, attended to other things besides law; he left...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887 - 500 pages
...Carte's History'? JOHNSON. ' Yes, Sir. When a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly3. The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...office. JOHNSON. ' Hale, Sir, attended to other things besides law: he left a great estate.' BOSWELL. 'That was, because what he got, accumulated without...
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Famous American Authors

Sarah Knowles Bolton - Authors - 1887 - 514 pages
...felicity. ... A final condition is thoroughness. 'The greater part of an author's time,' said Dr. Johnson, 'is spent in reading in order to write ; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.' . . . There is still preserved at Ferrara the piece of paper on which Ariosto wrote in sixteen different...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888 - 544 pages
...Carte's History?" JOHNSON. " Yes, Sir. When a man writes from his own mind, he writes very rapidly." The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...an instance of a perfect Judge, who devoted himself ^^ «ntirely to his office. JOHNSON. " Hale, Sir, attended to other things beside law: he left a great...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1889 - 504 pages
...may play a little at cards for his amusement ; but he is not to play at marbles, or chuck farthings in the Piazza. No, Sir, there is no profession to...office. JOHNSON. "Hale, Sir,, attended to other things besides law ; he left a great estate." BOSWELL. " That was because what he got accumulated without...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1889 - 464 pages
...if 1 should write but a page a day, at the same rate, I should, in ten years, write nine volumes iu folio, of an ordinary size and print." BOSWELL. "...office. JOHNSON. " Hale, Sir, attended to other things besides law; he left a great estate." BOSWELL. " That was because what he got accumulated without any...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Citations anglaises - 1889 - 720 pages
...chief glory of every people arises from its authors. 331 Johnson: Works. V. 49. (Oxford edition, 1825.) The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book. 332 Johnson : Boswell's Life of Johnson. 1775. (Routledge edition, Vol. ii. Ch. 10.) The more intellectual...
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The Centennial Memorial of the Presbytery of Carlisle: A Series of ..., Volume 2

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbyteries. Carlisle - Presbyterian Church - 1889 - 642 pages
...LAYMEN OF TIE FAST WITHIN THE BOUNDS OF % THE PRESBYTERY OF CARLISLE. HY l)RS. VANCK ANii NORCROSS. " A man will turn over half a library to make one book. " — Samuel Johnson. "Me write a book!" said he; ••I've mair sense. You'll find that you're sure...
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