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" Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. "
Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress - Page A-1786
by United States. Congress
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...anfwered, " Sir, the reafon is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a fubject ourfelves, or we know where we can find information upon it. When we inquire into any fubject, the firft thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This leads us to look...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...considerable, he said, ?' You are an honest man, to haye formed so great an accumulation, of knowledge." B.] subject, the first thing we have to do is to know...books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues, and the backs of books in libraries." Sir Joshua observed to me the extraordinary promptitude...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...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 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, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...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 ; 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, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...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...books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues and the backs of books in libraries." Sir Joshua observed to me the extraordinary promptitude...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...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 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. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...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...books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues, and the backs of books in libraries." Sir Joshua observed to me the extraordinary promptitude...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...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 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. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1822
...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 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 - 1823
...have formed so great an accumulation of knowledge." B.] " Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know...know what books have treated of it. This leads us to.look at catalogues, and the backs of books in libraries." Sir Joshua observed to me the extraordinary...
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