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The worst readers are those who behave like plundering soldiers: they take away a few things they can use, soil and jumble what re ...
I shall endeavour to enliven Morality with Wit, and to temper Wit with Morality, that my Readers may, if possible, both Ways find ...
Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
Aphorisms are essentially an aristocratic genre of writing. The aphorist does not argue or explain, he asserts; and implicit in hi ...
The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's also full of fourth-rate readers.
All the scientists hope to do is describe the universe mathematically, predict it, and maybe control it. The philosopher, by contr ...
Addison writes with the ease of a gentleman. His readers fancy that a wise and accomplished companion is talking to them; so that ...
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 ...
Thought reading is like the circulation of the blood. We are all thought readers only we don't pay attention to it.
All children's books are about ideals. Adult fiction sets out to portray and then explain the world as it really is; books for chi ...
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