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She carries a book but it is not
the tome of the ancient wisdom,
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I am afraid I am one of those people who continues to read in the hope of sometime discovering in a book a single--and singular--p ...
How like a prodigal doth nature seem,
When thou, for all thy gold, so common art!
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Upon looking back from the end of the last chapter and surveying the texture of what has been wrote, it is necessary, that upon th ...
It is always singular, but encouraging, to meet with common sense in very old books, as the Heetopades of Veeshnoo Sarma; a playfu ...
Goethe's whole education and life were those of the artist. He lacks the unconsciousness of the poet. In his autobiography he desc ...
Yes, take it all around, there is quite a good deal of information in the book. I regret this very much; but really it could not b ...
The passion to condense from book to book
Unbroken wisdom in a single look,
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It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class.... I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish bo ...
Well I thy wisdom may adore,
But never reach with earthy mind.
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