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What good is a book that does not even transport us beyond all books?
And for the citation of so many authors, 'tis the easiest thing in nature. Find out one of these books with an alphabetical index, ...
I do not hesitate to read ... all good books in translations. What is really best in any book is translatable--any real insight or ...
I rarely read any Latin, Greek, German, Italian, sometimes not a French book, in the original, which I can procure in a good versi ...
The three practical rules, then, which I have to offer, are,-- 1. Never read any book that is not a year old. 2. Never read any bu ...
There is no luck in literary reputation. They who make up the final verdict upon every book are not the partial and noisy readers ...
A book should long for pen, ink, and writing-table: but usually it is pen, ink, and writing-table that long for a book. That is wh ...
With a few exceptions, the critics of children's books are remarkably lenient souls.... Most of us assume there is something good ...
When I am dead, I hope it may be said:
'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.'
Most baby books also tend to romanticize the mother who stays at home, as if she really spends her entire day doing nothing but be ...
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