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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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Let the Dead Bury Their Dead and Other Stories

Randall Kenan - Fiction - 1992 - 364 pages
...RIGHT REVEREND JAMES MALACHAI GREEN Abridged and Edited, with introduction by REGINALD GREGORY KAIN The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book. Samuel Johnson, April 6, 1775 for RANDY PAGE and NELL PAINTER Besides these Soveraign Powers, Divine,...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 666 pages
...LL.D., vol. 10, ed. Sir John Hawkins (1 787) and Works of Samuel Johnson, Yale Edition, vol. 10. 23 The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book. SAMUEL JOHNSON, (1709-1784) British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Dr. lohnson,...
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Writing with Authors Kids Love

Kathryn L. Johnson - Education - 1998 - 184 pages
...explore, wonder, and learn. But most of all, simply enjoy! Kathryn Lee Johnson Editor Finding Ideas The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book. —Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) / always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others....
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A Briefer History of Time: From the Big Bang to the Big Mac

Eric Schulman - Humor - 1999 - 196 pages
...is! DoJ! Questionable business practices! 1998 AD The Author COMPOSITION In Which a Book Is Written "The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over haifa library to make one book" —Samuel Johnson, April 6, 1775 What causes someone to summarize the...
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Interpreting the Self: Two Hundred Years of American Autobiography

Diane Bjorklund - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 286 pages
...Acknowledgments Samuel Johnson once commented that "the greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading ... a man will turn over half a library to make one book." But he also could have acknowledged the importance of conversations. While preparing this book, I found...
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The Letters of Sir Joseph Banks: A Selection, 1768-1820

Joseph Banks, Neil Chambers - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 472 pages
...AND BY BOAT •> 5IR LAWRENCE v. Track of the Sir Lawrence in the Hebrides, 31 July-18 August 1772. A Man will turn over half a library to make one book Dr. Johnson This short list mostly includes useful reading related directly to Banks, but some other...
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Planning, Reporting & Designing Research

Business - 2001 - 300 pages
...hours required to complete chapter Credits Formal lectures: 4x 1 WE, CHAPTER Using reference technique 'A man will turn over half a library to make one book.' Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784. From Boswell's Life of Johnson. I Outcome of the chapter After completing...
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Planning, Reporting & Designing Research

Business - 2001 - 300 pages
...CHAPTER Notional hours required to complete chapter Credits Formal lectures: Ising reference techniques 'A man will turn over half a library to make one book.' Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784. From Boswell's Life of Johnson. I Outcome of the chapter After completing...
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Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and the Political Science of ...

Jim Ottaviani, Janine Johnston, Jeff Parker, Bernie Mireault, Chris Kemple - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 244 pages
...GOING TO WRITE DOWN ALL THAT WENT ON DURING BUT NOT THIS VERSION OF THE FACTS. notes and references A man will turn over half a library to make one book — Samuel Johnson, entry tor 6 April 1775 in Life of Johnson by James Boswell, 1791 prologue t •...
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Swimming Lessons: Keeping Afloat in the Age of Technology

David Ehrenfeld, David (Professor of Biology Ehrenfeld, Professor of Biology Rutgers University), Professor of Biology David Ehrenfeld - Nature - 2002 - 274 pages
...deepest needs, a reward that never stops while the world lasts. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SUGGESTED READINGS The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading,...man will turn over half a library to make one book. Samuel Johnson, quoted by James Boswell in The Life of Samuel Johnson Anyone who writes a book as wide-ranging...
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