[memoranda of his reading]

Reading experience

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[memoranda of his reading]

Reading experience
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"He appears, from his early notes or memorandums in my possession, to have at various times attempted, or at least planned, a methodical course of study, according to computation, of which he was all his life fond, as it fixed his attention steadily on something without, and prevented his mind from preying upon itself. Thus I find in his handwriting the number of lines in each of two of Euripides" Tragedies, of the Georgicks of Virgil, of the first six books of the Aeneid, of Horace"s Art of Poetry, of three of the books of Ovid"s Metamorphosis, of some parts of Theocritus, and of the tenth satire of Juvenal; and a table, shewing at the rate of various numbers a day (I suppose verses to be read), what would be, in each case, the total amount in a week, month, and year".

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Reader
Boswell, James
Born in 1740

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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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Life of Johnson
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Accessed on 2019/09/19 00:21:41

Related people
Boswell, James
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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[memoranda of his reading]

Reading experience
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Evidence

"He appears, from his early notes or memorandums in my possession, to have at various times attempted, or at least planned, a methodical course of study, according to computation, of which he was all his life fond, as it fixed his attention steadily on something without, and prevented his mind from preying upon itself. Thus I find in his handwriting the number of lines in each of two of Euripides" Tragedies, of the Georgicks of Virgil, of the first six books of the Aeneid, of Horace"s Art of Poetry, of three of the books of Ovid"s Metamorphosis, of some parts of Theocritus, and of the tenth satire of Juvenal; and a table, shewing at the rate of various numbers a day (I suppose verses to be read), what would be, in each case, the total amount in a week, month, and year".

Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Boswell, James
Born in 1740

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Originally published 1791.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77470
Accessed on 2019/09/19 00:21:41

Related people
Boswell, James
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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