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" Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of making him a happy man, unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. "
The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field: The love affairs of a ... - Page 64
by Eugene Field, Roswell Martin Field, Horace - 1896
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The Saturday Magazine

1835
...as a taste, an instrument, and a mode of pleasurable gratification. Qive a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of...period of history ; with the wisest, the wittiest, with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned humanity. You make him...
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The Saturday magazine

1838
...gratification. Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of making a happy man, unless, indeed, you put into his hands...period of history — with the wisest, the wittiest — with the tendercst, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned humanity. You make...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...gratification. Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of making a happy man, unless, indeed, you put into his hands...period of history — with the wisest, the wittiest — with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned humanity. You make...
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The Teacher's Manual: Being an Exposition of an Efficient and Economical ...

Thomas H. Palmer - Teaching - 1840 - 263 pages
...happy man ; unless, indeed, a most perverse selection of books is put into his hands. He is placed in contact with the best society, in every period of history ; with the wisest, the wittiest ; with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest, characters, which have adorned humanity. It is hardly...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 306 pages
...as a taste, an instrument, and a mode of pleasurable gratification. 2. Give a man this taste and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of...man, unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most preverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society of every period of history...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell
...as a taste, an instrument, and a mode of pleasurable gratification. Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of...him a happy man, unless, indeed, you put into his hand a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period...
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Historical view of the literature of the south of Europe, Volume 1

Jean-Charles-Lιonard Simonde Sismondi, Thomas Roscoe - Indian literature - 1846
...me, it would be a taste for reading. Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and yon can hardly fail of making him a happy man ; unless,...of history, — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tendercst, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned humanity. You make him a denizen...
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A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume 1

Johann Beckmann - Inventions - 1846 - 548 pages
...and the world frown upon me, it would be a taste for reading.... "..Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of...books. You place him in contact with the best society I in every period of history, — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tenderest, the bravest, and the...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 312 pages
...as a taste, an instrument, and a mode of pleasurable gratification. 2. Give a man this taste and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of...books. You place him in contact with the best society of every period of history — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest...
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The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent

William Roscoe - 1846 - 364 pages
...me, it would be a taste for reading. Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and yon can hardly fail of making him a happy man ; unless,...into his hands a most perverse selection of books. Tou place htm in contact with the best society in every period of history, — with the wisest, the...
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