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Mary Knowles (1733–1807)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Eighth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199668700
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191758034
Mary Knowles  (1733–1807)

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He gets at the substance of a book directly; he tears out the heart of it.

on Samuel johnson


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