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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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Architecture in the United States, 1800-1850

William Barksdale Maynard - Architecture - 2002 - 348 pages
...searchable, easy-to-use format that can abundantly supplement the illustrations in the present volume. "A man will turn over half a library to make one book," Samuel Johnson said, and for nine years mine was the University of Delaware's. Its Special Collections...
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The Lie that Tells a Truth: A Guide to Writing Fiction

John Dufresne - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 324 pages
...atlas of some kind. Yes, the world's political borders keep changing, and you'll have to keep "Tne greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. fl man wiff turn over half a library in order to write. " — SAMUEL JOHNSON up with it, but don't...
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Financial History of the United States

Paul Studenski, Herman Edward Krooss - Business & Economics - 2003 - 548 pages
...into permanent form so that it could have wider use. Dr. Johnson, according to Boswell, once said that "a man will turn over half a library to make one book." Something of this nature could be said about the labors involved in the preparation of this book. Many...
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100 Ways to Build Self-Esteem and Teach Values

Diana Loomans - Family & Relationships - 2011 - 400 pages
...fine picture, and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words. — Goethe 34 Reading and Literature A man will turn over half a library to make one book. — Samuel Johnson Instill a love for reading and the great classics by reading aloud with your child...
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A Heart for Any Fate: The Biography of Richard Brevard Russell, Sr

Sally Russell - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 336 pages
...Nelson, February 18, 1942 NOTE ON THE NOTES In mid-eighteenth century Samuel Johnson observed that a man will turn over half a library to make one book. In the early twenty-first century, an age of information overload, we have not, men or women, that...
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The Carriage Trade: Making Horse-Drawn Vehicles in America

Thomas A. Kinney - History - 2004 - 462 pages
...follow page 198 Acknowledgments Samuel Johnson, that crusty old English lexicographer, once averred that "a man will turn over half a library to make one book." In the darker moments of this project I would have thought this an understatement, but, even if only...
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Management Principles for Health Professionals

Joan Gratto Liebler, Charles R. McConnell - Medical - 2004 - 580 pages
...to include and what level of detail to provide. The philosopher and pundit Samuel Johnson observed, "a man will turn over half a library to make one book." We have been guided by experience gained in the classroom and in many training and development workshops...
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Motivate Your Writing!

Stephen P. Kelner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 252 pages
...complete thirty days' writing. Samuel Johnson said, "The greatest part of a writer's time is spent reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book." The kind of research one likes to do, and the ability to sustain it when you need it, derive from motives....
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Ghosts and Shadows of Andersonville: Essays on the Secret Social Histories ...

Robert Scott Davis - History - 2006 - 310 pages
...DC New York Times. New York NY Sumter Republican. Americus GA. Washington Chronicle. Washington DC 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 ARTICLES "A Gold Watch Presented to an Officer at Andersonville." Athens (GA) Banner,...
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The Development of the West of Scotland 1750-1960

Anthony Slaven - Business & Economics - 2006 - 312 pages
...Britain. JRH Preface Writing regional economic history leads an author to agree with Dr Johnson that 'a man will turn over half a library to make one book'. In the end, however, some selection must be made. The principle followed here has been to give due...
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