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" People have now-a-days (said he), got a strange opinion that every thing should be taught by lectures. Now, I cannot see that lectures can do so much good as reading the books from which the lectures are taken. I know nothing that can be best taught... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 139
by James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
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Memoirs of the Life of Gilbert Wakefield, Volume 1

Gilbert Wakefield - 1804
...grand security against immorality and dissipation,* is the most useful ' " People have now-a-days got n strange opinion that every thing should be taught...lectures, except where experiments are to be shewn. You may teach chymistry by lectures; you may teach making shoes by lectures." Dr. JOHNSON. W. k T<...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...than from intentional lying that there is so much falsehood in the world." Talking of instruction, " People have now-adays (said he) got a strange opinion...lectures, except where experiments are to be shewn. You may teach chemistry by lectures; you might teach making of shoes by lectures!" He allowed very...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...time defy, " As rocks resist the billows and the sky." Talking of education, " People have now a-days, (said he,) got a strange opinion that every thing...lectures, except where experiments are to be shewn. You may teach hymistry by lectures. — You might teach making of shoes by lectures !" At night I supped...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...time defy, " As rocks resist the billows and the sky." Talking of education, " People have now a-daya, (said he,) got a strange opinion that every thing...best taught by lectures, except where experiments are ^'^ —You might teach making of shoes by lectures !" 57.' At night 1 supped with him at the Mitre...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1811
...unintelligible. ' People,' says Doctor Johnson, ' have now-adays got a strange idea thatevery thing is to be taught by lectures ; now I cannot see that lectures...lectures, except where experiments are to be shewn. You may teach chemistry by lectures ; you may teach making of shoes by lectures.' Now, although this...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, " As ocean sweeps the labour'd mole away : " While self-dependent power can time defy, " As rocks resist...taught by lectures, except where experiments are to be shown. Yon may teach chymistry by lectures. You may teach making of shoes by lectures !" At night I...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 180 pages
...than from intentional lying that there is so much falsehood in the world." Talking of instruction, " People have now-adays (said he) got a strange opinion...lectures, except where experiments are to be shewn. You may teach chemistry by lectures ; you might teach making of shoes by lectures!" He allowed very...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...have now-a-days, (said he,) got a strange opinion that every thing should be taught by lectures. Not*, I cannot see that lectures can do so much good as...taught by lectures, except where experiments are to be shown. You may teach chyinistry by lectures. You may teach making of shoes by lectures !'' At night...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...: " That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, As ocean sweeps the labour'd mole away : While self-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist,...nothing that can be best taught by lectures, except 1 [On the iron crown, see Mr. Steevens's note 7, on Act iv. Sc. i. of RICHAKD III. It seems to be alluded...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...: " That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, As ocean sweeps the labour'd mole away : While self-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist...nothing that can be best taught by lectures, except 1 [On the iron crown, see Mr. Steevens's note 7, on Act iv. Sc. i. of RICHARD III. It seems to be alluded...
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