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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
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The Heart of Oak Books, 6. kötet

Charles Eliot Norton, George Henry Browne - 1895
...If you will not rise to us, we cannot stoop to you." . . . 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, . ....

Sesame and Lilies, First Lecture: Of King's Treasuries. With Biographical ...

John Ruskin - 1895 - 49 oldal
...I will prove their truth to you, clause by clause. 32. I. I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much do 10 you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend...

The Private Library: What We Do Know, what We Don't Know, what We Ought to ...

Arthur Lee Humphreys - 1897 - 162 oldal
...they were ignorant of such things.'1 Mr. Ruskin's Advice. ' I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much...— a biblio-maniac. But you never call any one a horse maniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you do not hear of people ruining...

THE PRIVATE LIBRARY , WHAT WE DO KNOW WHAT WE DON'T KNOW WHAT WE OUGHT TO ...

ARTHUR L. HUMPHREYS - 1897
...they were ignorant of such things.' 1 Mr. Ruskiifs Advice. I 1 say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much...a man spends lavishly on his library, you call him mad—a biblio-maniac. But you never call any one a horse maniac, though men ruin themselves every...

The Private Library : what We Do Know, what We Don't Know, what We Ought to ...

Arthur Lee Humphreys - 1897 - 162 oldal
...they were ignorant of such things.' 1 Mr. Ruskitis Advice. ' I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much...a man spends lavishly on his library, you call him mad—a biblio-maniac. But you never call any one a horse maniac, though men ruin themselves every...

The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., 16. kötet

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - 1898 - 9822 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. "If a man spends lavishly on his library, you call him...

John Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies

John Ruskin - 1900 - 137 oldal
...I will prove their truth to you, clause by clause. 32. I. I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books ? How much do you •20 think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend...

Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures by John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1901 - 137 oldal
...will prove their truth to you, clause by clause. 25 32. I. I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much...what we spend on our horses? If a man spends lavishly 30 on his library, you call him mad—a bibliomaniac. But you never call any one a horse-maniac, though...

Sesame and Lilies: And The King of the Golden River

John Ruskin - 1903 - 230 oldal
...I will prove their truth to you, clause by clause. 32. I. I say first we have despised literature. What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much...spends lavishly on his library, you call him mad — a bibliomaniac.0 But you never call any one a horse-maniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their...

Annual Report, 4. kötet

New York (State) Dept. of Agriculture - 1903
...afford not to have books. Ruskin says : " How much do you think we spend altogether upon our libraries as compared with what we spend on our horses? If a...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...




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