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After all, the world is not a stage not to me: nor a theatre: nor a show-house of any sort. And art, especially novels, are not li ...
You become a reader because you saw and heard someone you admired enjoying the experience, someone led you to the world of books e ...
I'll read enough
When I do see the very book indeed
Where all my sins are writ, and that's myself.
When I read a story, I relive the moment from which it sprang. A scene burned itself into me, a building magnetized me, a mood or ...
A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of inno ...
For aesthetics is the mother of ethics.... Were we to choose our leaders on the basis of their reading experience and not their po ...
For I choose that my remembrances of him should be pleasing, affecting, religious. I will love him as a glorified friend, after th ...
Actually if a writer needs a dictionary he should not write. He should have read the dictionary at least three times from beginnin ...
In middle life each man wrote a long elegiac work centering on the death of someone very near his heart: Tennyson's In Memoriam su ...
A poet can read. A poet can write. A poet is African in Africa, or Irish in Ireland, or French on the left bank of Paris, or white ...
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