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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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Samuel Johnson

Sir Leslie Stephen - 1878 - 195 pages
...books." " Sir," replied Johnson, wheeling about at the words, " the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where wo can find information upon it. When we inquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is...
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Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Michigan. Department of Public Instruction - Education - 1879
...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...books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues and the backs of books in libraries.' " This anecdote is intended to enforce the truth,...
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The Taxation of Costs in the Crown Office: Comprising a Collection of Bills ...

Frederick Hugh Short - Costs (Law) - 1879 - 147 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.' " Mr. Copinger has not only designed an Index which cannot fail to be of practical use, but has successfully...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Third Series

Authors, English - 1880 - 541 pages
...books." " Sir," replied Johnson, wheeling about at the words, " 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." A pleasant talk followed. Johnson denied the value...
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The Nation, Volumes 1-30

1880
...Bookstore GENERAL INDEX TO THE NATION VOLUMES I.— XXX. JULY, 1865— SEPTEMBER, 1880. Knowledge fa of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. —DR. JOHNsON. BOSTON : FRANKLIN PRESS: RAND, AVERT, & COMPANY. 1880. fF" 07/ v. O 564234 to INDEX....
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The Choice of Books

Charles Francis Richardson - Best books - 1881 - 94 pages
...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 Choice of Books

Charles Francis Richardson - Books and reading - 1881 - 94 pages
...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...inquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do ig to know what books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues, and the backs of hooks...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...S.»M'L JOHNSON — Boswell's Life of Johnson. Conversation on Saturday, July 30. 1763. Knowledge is noble. c. TENNYSON — The Princess. Ft. П. r. SAM'L JOHNSON— BoswelCs Life of Johnson. An. 177G. That fellow seems to me to possess but one...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations - 1882 - 899 pages
...SAM'L JOHNSON— lioswell's Life of Johnson. Conversation on Saturday, July ”(U. 17G3. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we cnn find information upon it r. SAM'L JOHNSON— BosicflCs Life of Johnson. An. 177G. That fellow seems...
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The Book-lover's Enchiridion: Thoughts on the Solace and Companionship of ...

Alexander Ireland - Books and reading - 1883 - 312 pages
...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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