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" Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - 190 페이지
저자: James Boswell - 1820
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Science, Public Policy and the Scientist Administrator: An Anthology

National Institutes of Health (U.S.) - 1971 - 265 페이지
...this problem very seriously indeed. Dr. Johnson once observed, "Depend on it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully," and, indeed, a recent exchange of letters in Physics Today on this subject shows a power of concentration....
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The Company of the Creative: A Christian Reader's Guide to Great Literature ...

David L. Larsen - 639 페이지
...century, particularly the twentieth. 5. 3. 6 JOHNSON, WIZARD OF WORDS Depend upon it, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. The chief glory of every people arises from its authors; whether I shall add anything by my own writings...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - 2000 - 218 페이지
...all the death which it has wrought. Victor Hugo, Les Miserable*, i, 4 ( 1 862) is When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. Samuel Johnson, in Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson (19 September 1777) iv It is far more ignominious...
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Development: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, 3권

Stuart Corbridge - 2000 - 400 페이지
...collective senses is the aggregate version of an insight due to Samuel Johnson: '[W]hen a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight. it concentrates his mind wonderfully." The quip seems to apply with equal force to nations in severe crisis. as some of the key cases of radical...
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Large-Scale Assessment: Dimensions, Dilemmas, and Policy

Edward Kifer - 2000 - 122 페이지
...assessment is much like Dr. Samuel Johnson's defense of hanging: "Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully" (Boswell, 1922, p. 257). High-stakes assessments are meant to focus the attention of the educational...
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A Legacy of Learning: Your Stake in Standards and New Kinds of Public Schools

David T. Kearns, James Harvey - 2010 - 216 페이지
...Johnson, the famous eighteenthcentury developer of the first English dictionary, "when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." For anything short of a hanging, however, most of us are pretty good at denial. We prefer to ignore...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - 2004 - 576 페이지
...attention to the immemorial problem of human liberty." According to Dr. Johnson, "when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." The prospect of Hitler's imminent victory concentrated Becker's mind in 1941 in a way that it had not...
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Long Odds: Stories

Gordon Weaver - 2000 - 194 페이지
...the Structure of Free Space on Pioneer Road 178 IX long Odds Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. —Samuel Johnson Mannequin ". . . to hold as 'twere, the mirror up to nature." -Hamlef I consider...
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The Tide of Victory

Eric Flint, David Drake - 2001 - 500 페이지
...have been, who made so many fine quips. Dr. Samuel Johnson. "Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." Chapter 23 THE DECCAN Autumn, 533 AD Rana Sanga kept his eyes firmly fixed on the ivory half-throne...
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Children Who Remember Previous Lives: A Question of Reincarnation, rev. ed.

Ian Stevenson, M.D. - 2016 - 355 페이지
...am thinking of Dr. Johnson's remark about the execution of Rev. William Dodd: "When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully" (Boswell, 1931/1791, p. 725). Further testimony on this point came from a condemned criminal, who,...
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