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And for the citation of so many authors, 'tis the easiest thing in nature. Find out one of these books with an alphabetical index, ...
In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them.
Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances f ...
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining autho ...
Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour, as there is none in w ...
Age appears to be best in four things--old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
In the present age, alas! our pens are ravished by unlettered authors and unmannered critics, that make a havoc rather than a buil ...
Every living language, like the perspiring bodies of living creatures, is in perpetual motion and alteration; some words go off, a ...
The Poor Man whom everyone speaks of, the Poor Man whom everyone pities, one of the repulsive Poor from whom "charitable" souls ke ...
Though by whim, envy, or resentment led,
They damn those authors whom they never read.
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