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" What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses ? If a man spends lavishly on his library, you call him mad — a bibliomaniac. "
Lives of the Founders of the British Museum: With Notices of Its Chief ... - 718. oldal
szerző: Edward Edwards - 1870 - 780 oldal
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How to Write English: A Practical Treatise on English Composition

Alfred Arthur Reade - 1882 - 106 oldal
...than this system of hideous waste and wholesale massacre of war ?" — Henry Richard. Again : — " What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much...private, AS compared with what we spend on our horses ? " — Rusk in. (e) By Ellipsis, or the omission of one or more words obviously understood ; thus...

Sesame and Lilies: Three Lectures: 1. Of Kings' Treasuries. 2. Of Queens ...

John Ruskin - 1882
...we have despised literature. What do we, aa a nnt ion, care about books ? How much do you think wo spend altogether on our libraries, public or private,...compared with what we spend on our horses? If a man spendi lavishly on his library, you call him mad — a biblio-maniaa But you never call any one a horse-maniac,...

The Book-lover's Enchiridion: Thoughts on the Solace and Companionship of ...

Alexander Ireland - 1883 - 312 oldal
...share our feelings, if you would recognize our presence." I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much...horse-maniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you do not hear of people ruining themselves by their books? Or, to go lower still, how...

Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 912 oldal
...thou hadst staid, Oson, /must have fled." BOOK-BUYERS. JOHN RUSKIN. SAY we have despised literature; what do we, as a nation, care about books? How much...call him mad — a bibliomaniac. But you never call one a horse-maniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you do not hear of people...

Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 912 oldal
...JOHN RUSEIN. SAY we have despised literature; what do we, as a nation, care about books ? How mu2h do you think we spend altogether on our libraries,...call him mad— a bibliomaniac. But you never call one a horse-maniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you do not hear of people...

The book-lover's enchiridion, thoughts, selected and arranged by Philobiblos

Book-lover - 1883
...would recognue our presence." . . . I say first we ha-re despised literature. What do we, as a ustion, care about books ? How much do you think we spend...spends lavishly on his library, you call him mad— a biblio-manlac. But yon never call any one a horse-manisc, though men ruin themselves every day by their...

Sesame and Lilies: Three Lectures, Delivered in 1864-1868,

John Ruskin - 1884 - 158 oldal
...longer. I will prove their truth to you, cla'.se by clause. I. I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much...horses ? If a man spends lavishly on his library, you ca! 1 him mad—a biblio-maniac. But you never call any one a horse-maniac, though men ruin themselves...

The Book-lover: A Guide to the Best Reading

James Baldwin - 1884 - 193 oldal
...It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries of life." " How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries,...private, as compared with what we spend on our horses ? " asks another enthusiastic lover of books, already quoted. " If a man spends lavishly on his library,...

The book-lover's enchiridion, thoughts, selected and arranged by Philobiblos ...

Book-lover - 1884
...our feelings, if you would recognise our presence." . . . I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do Y you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend...

The Book-lover's Enchiridion

1884 - 492 oldal
...our feelings, if you would recognise our presence." . . . I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do Y you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend...




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