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" If a man spends lavishly on his library, you call him mad - a bibliomaniac. But you never call any one a horsemaniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you do not hear of people ruining themselves by their books. "
Lives of the founders of the British Museum: with notices of its chief ... - Page 720
by Edward Edwards - 1870 - 780 pages
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Sesame and lilies. Two lectures

John Ruskin - 1865
...bibliomaniac. 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 themselves by...the book-shelves of the United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared with the contents of its winecellars ? What position would its expenditure...
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Pre-Raphaelitism

John Ruskin - Pre-Raphaelitism - 1865 - 56 pages
...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 themselves by their books. Or, to go lower st ill, how much do you think the contents of the book-shelves of the United Kingdom, public and private,...
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Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester in 1864

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1867
...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 themselves by...the book-shelves of the United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared with the contents of its wine-cellars ? What position would its expenditure...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Oxford: Sesame ...

John Ruskin - History - 1871
...bibliomaniac. 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 themselves by...the book-shelves of the United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared with the contents of its wine-cellars ? What position would its expenditure...
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Sesame and Lilies: Three Lectures

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1871 - 241 pages
...bibliomaniac. But you never call any one ahorsemaniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you do not hear of people ruining themselves by...of the book-shelves of the United Kingdom, public or private, would fetch, as compared with the contents of its wine-cellars ? What position would its...
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Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester in 1864

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1872 - 119 pages
...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 themselves by...lower still, how much do you think the contents of the book-shelvea of the United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared with the contents...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...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 ruining themselves by...the book-shelves of the United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch as compared with the contents of its wine-cellars? What position would its expenditure...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...call one a horse-maniac, though men^ ruin themselves , 754 LITER ART AN A. every day by their horses ; and you do not hear of people ruining themselves by...the book-shelves of the United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch as compared with the contents of its wine-cellars? What position would its expenditure...
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The Complete Poems of Sir John Davies, Volume 2

Sir John Davies - 1876
...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 ruining themselves by...the book-shelves of the 'United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared with the contents of its winecellars ? What position would its expenditure...
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Fireside studies

Henry Kingsley - 1876
...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 ruining themselves by...the bookshelves of the United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared with the contents of its wine-cellars f What position would its expenditure...
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