ADAMS. But, Sir, how can you do this in three years ? JOHNSON. Sir, I have no doubt that I can do it in three years. ADAMS. But the French Academy, which consists of forty members, took forty years to compile their Dictionary. The British Prose Writers - 23 ÆäÀÌÁö1821ÀüÃ¼º¸±â - µµ¼ Á¤º¸
| 1850
...Johnson, in which the latter asserts that he could finish his Dictionary in three years. " ADAMS. ' IJut **the French Academy, which consists of forty members,...Sir, thus it is. This is the proportion. Let me see** i forty times forty is sixteen hundred, so is the proportion of an Englishman to a Frenchman.' 41 No... | |
| Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 210 ÆäÀÌÁö
...consisting of forty members, took forty years to complete their ' Dictionary.' " " Sir," replied Johnson, " **thus it is — this is the proportion : — -Let me...sixteen hundred. As three to sixteen hundred, so is** Itheproportion of an Englishman to a Frenchman." / And Johnson was not a boaster. A gruff but real... | |
| 1854
...this in three years? — JOHNSON. Sir, I have no doubt that I can do it in three years. — ADAMS. But **the French Academy, which consists of forty members,...JOHNSON. Sir, thus it is. This is the proportion.** As three to sixteen hundred, so is the proportion of an Englishman to a Frenchman." The history of... | |
| 1854
...this in three years? — JOHNSON. Sir, I have no doubt that I can do it in three years. — ADAMS. But **the French Academy, which consists of forty members,...JOHNSON. Sir, thus it is. This is the proportion.** As three to sixteen hundred, so is the proportion of an Englishman to a Frenchman." The history of... | |
| 1854
...took forty years to compile their Dictionary. — JOHNSON. Sir, thus it is. This is the proportion. **As three to sixteen hundred, so is the proportion of an Englishman to a Frenchman."** The history of Lord Chesterfield's connection with Johnson's lirst philological aspirations ; the tardy... | |
| James Boswell - 1860 - 874 ÆäÀÌÁö
...Cork. He published several works, but «*• only original one of any note is his " Life of Swift," **consists of forty members, took forty years to compile...prodigious labour which he had undertaken to execute.** The public has had, from another pen4, a long detail of what had been done in this country by prior... | |
| James Boswell - 1860 - 874 ÆäÀÌÁö
...Cork. He published »even:I works, but tue only original one of any note 1« his " Life of Swift," ** 1 v,-us ** sec ; forty times forty is sixteen hundred. As three to sixteen hundred, so is the proportion of an... | |
| 1860 - 767 ÆäÀÌÁö
...consisted of forty members, took forty years to complete their Dictionary. " Sir," said Johnson, " **thus it is : this is the proportion ; let me see — forty times forty** are sixteen hundred ; as three to sixteen hundred, so is the proportion of an Englishman to a Frenchman."... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1867 - 128 ÆäÀÌÁö
...you do this in three years? Johnson, Sir, I have no doubt that I can do it in three years. Adams, But **the French Academy, which consists of forty members, took forty years to compile their** die-- tionary. Johnson, Sir, thus it is. This is the proportion. Let me see ; forty times forty is... | |
| James Boswell, William Wallace - 1873 - 560 ÆäÀÌÁö
...in thrce years ? ' Johnson : ' Sir, I have no doubt that I can do it in thrce years.' Adams : ' But **the French Academy, which consists of forty members,...' Sir, thus it is : this is the proportion. Let me** sce ; forty times forty is sixtcen hundred. As throc to sixtcen hundred, so is the proportion of an... | |
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