Annual Report of the Trustees of the Public Library, Volumes 13-39 (Google eBook)

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The Library, 1887
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Page 36 - There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory.
Page 10 - The first creature of God, in the works of the days, was the light of the sense : the last was the light of reason ; and his sabbath work ever since, is the illumination of his Spirit.
Page 11 - Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.
Page 16 - CLASSES 0. GENERAL WORKS 1. PHILOSOPHY 2. RELIGION 3. SOCIOLOGY 4. PHILOLOGY 5. NATURAL SCIENCE 6. USEFUL ARTS 7. FINE ARTS 8. LITERATURE 9. HISTORY m DIVISIONS OOO General Works.
Page 37 - For the row that I prize is yonder, Away on the unglazed shelves, The bulged and the bruised octavos, The dear and the dumpy twelves, Montaigne with his sheepskin blistered, And Howell the worse for wear, And the worm-drilled Jesuits...
Page 13 - This day before dawn I ascended a hill, and look'd at the crowded heaven, And I said to my spirit, When we become the enfolders of those orbs, and the pleasure and knowledge of everything in them, shall we be fill'd and satisfied then? And my spirit said, No, we but level that lift to pass and continue beyond.
Page 17 - Commerce 660 Chemical Technology. 170 Ethics. 670 Manufactures. 180 Ancient Philosophers. 680 Mechanic Trades. 190 Modern Philosophers. 690 Building. 200 Religion 700 Fine Arts 210 Natural Theology. 710 Landscape Gardening. 220 Bible. 720 Architecture. 230 Doctrinal Theol.
Page 11 - you will do the greatest service to the state if you shall raise, not the roofs of the houses, but the souls of the citizens : for it is better that great souls should dwell in small houses rather than for mean slaves to lurk in great houses.

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