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Quotation by Carolyn Wells
I view askance a book that remains undisturbed for a year. Oughtn't it to have a ticket of leave? I think I may safely say no book in my library remains unopened a year at a time, except my own works and Tennyson's.
Carolyn Wells (1862–1942), U.S. author. The Rest of My Life, ch. 16 (1937).
Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) was an English poet and, for forty-two years (1850- 1892), Poet Laureate of England. Wells wrote popular novels, notably the "Fleming Stone" detective series.
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