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" Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. "
The praise of books, as said and sung by English authors, selected by J. A ... - Seite 98
von English authors - 1880
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Christian ethics and wise sayings, by a presbyter of the Church of England

Christian ethics - 1883 - 277 Seiten
...likely to get more than he that has none. Knowledge is power. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,...or we know where we can find information upon it. Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its way through the world. Our knowledge, like our blood,...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...1775. Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. Ibid. Hell is paved with good intentions.1 Ibid. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,...or we know where we can find information upon it. Ibid. There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as...
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The Book-lover's Enchiridion

1884 - 492 Seiten
...should have such a desire to look at the backs of books. ' Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly answered, 'Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge...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 Iliad of Homer

Homer - 1884 - 500 Seiten
...they are. The intelligent man knows that most things are not to be known, for, as Dr. Johnson said, "Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves,...or we know where we can find information upon it." The best minds are more like a card index than like a library. The ancient philosophers took pride...
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Methods of Historical Study, Ausgaben 1-12

Herbert Baxter Adams - 1884 - 136 Seiten
...will also prove of great practical value to teachers and pupils. " Knowledge," says Dr. Johnson, " is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it." Professor Allen's views concerning the topical method of historical study are best represented by one...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Johns Hopkins University - 1884
...will also prove of great practical value to teachers and pupils. " Knowledge," says Dr. Johnson, " is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it." Professor Allen's views concerning the topical method of historical study are best represented by one...
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The book-lover's enchiridion, thoughts, selected and arranged by Philobiblos ...

Book-lover - 1884
...intent on poring over the backs of the books. Mr. Cambridge politely said, ' It seems odd that one should have such a desire to look at the backs of books.' Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly answered, 'Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or...
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The Book-lover's Enchiridion: Thoughts on the Solace and Companionship of ...

Alexander Ireland - 1884 - 492 Seiten
...intent on poring over the backs of the books. Mr. Cambridge politely said, ' It seems odd that one should have such a desire to look at the backs of...books. ' Johnson, ever ready for contest, instantly answered, 'Sir, the reason is very plain. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - 1887
...pardon, to accuse myself, for I have the same custom which I perceive you have. But it seems odd that one should have such a desire to look at the backs of...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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Through the Fields with Linnæus: A Chapter in Swedish History, Band 1

Florence Caddy - 1887
...would ransack, and eagerly scan the backs of the books; for the good reason Dr. Johnson gives us—' Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,...or we know where we can find information upon it.' Linnasus here found out, to his surprise, that Le Vaillant was not actually the first to clearly see...
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