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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 Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The library. The village. The ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it 'When we enquire mto any subject, the first thing we have to do, is to...books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues, and the backs of books in libraries.' "— CROKBR'I Jloswell, vol. iii. p. 40.] No idle...
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly 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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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...desire to look at the backs of books." " Sir," replied Johnson, " 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." 703. Singular Misquotation. There is a curious error...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 529 pages
...desire to look at the backs of books." " Sir," replied Johnson, " 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." 703. Singular Misquotation. There is a curious error...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...Johnson, ever ready for content, instantly answered, * Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know...information upon it. When we inquire into any subject, the firnt thing we have to do, is to know wliat books have treated of it. This Princes and kings received...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1851
...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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Life and Times of Sir Joshua Reynolds: With Notices of Some of His ..., Volume 2

Charles Robert Leslie, Tom Taylor - Painters - 1865
...his answer : " Sir, the reason is plain : knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or know where we can find information upon it. When we...books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues and the backs .of books in libraries." Sir Joshua observed to Boswell his extraordinary...
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Pamphlets - Homoeopathic, Volume 5

Homeopathy - 1865
...consciously, or unconsciously, works daily toward the ideal type of human existence. " Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where to find information upon it." The physician must not only possess the two kinds of knowledge — he...
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An Epitome and Analysis of Savigny's Treatise on Obligations in Roman Law

Archibald Brown, Friedrich Karl von Savigny - Contracts - 1872 - 150 pages
...Copinger*s publication better lhan with the apt quotation with which he inaugurates it: 'Knowledge is of two kinds ; we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.' " — Law Journal. PRINCIPLES OP EQUITY. Just published, in 8vo. (i872), price l&s., cloth, THE PRINCIPLES...
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A Concise View of the Law Relating to the Priority of Incumbrances and of ...

William George Robinson - Mortgages - 1873 - 120 pages
...Copinger's publication better than with the apt quotation with which he inaugurates it: 'Knowledge is of two kinds; we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.' " — Lout Journal. In 8vo., price $s., cloth, THE LAW OF NEGLIGENCE, Illustrated by the Recent Decisions...
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