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Quotation by Carolyn Wells
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The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry;
The books that we would like to read we are ashamed to buy;
The books that people talk about we never can recall;
And the books that people give us, oh, they're the worst of all.
Carolyn Wells (1870–1942), U.S. author. On Books.
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