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The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field: The love affairs of a ... - Page 65
by Eugene Field, Roswell Martin Field, Horace - 1896
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The Irish Monthly, Volume 34

1906
...been written by right-minded and strong-minded men, real thinkers." William Ellery Channing. " I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books, than a king who did not love reading." Macaulay. " The light of the sun, the day, and life itself, would be joyless and bitter if I had...
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Leipsic Edition of the Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay

Sir George Otto Trevelyan - 1876
...clothes, and hundreds of servents, on condition that I would not read books, I would not be a king. I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading Five years later on he writes : " I must begin sooner or later to call you ' Margaret ; ' and...
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The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, Volume 2

Sir George Otto Trevelyan - Authors, English - 1876
...and hnndreds of servants, on condition that I wonld not read books, I wonld not be a king. I wonld rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books, than a king who did not love reading Five years later on he writes: "I mnst begin sooner or * Baba was a pet name for his niece Margaret,...
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Characteristics: Sketches and Essays

Addison Peale Russell - English literature - 1883 - 362 pages
...clothes, and hundreds of servants, on condition that I would not read books, I would not be a king. I would rather be a poor man in a garret, with plenty of books, than a king who did not love reading." When he was a little past fifty, he wrote to his old friend Ellis : " I do not think that I ever, at...
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London Society, Volume 44

1883
...clothes, and hundreds of servants, on condition that I would not read books, I would not be a king. I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading.' Macaulay ought to have belonged to a day which would have realised Plato's conception, when kings should...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 53

1886
...clothes, and hundreds of 'servants, on condition that I would not read books, I would not be a king. I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading." Who can doubt him I Now, Mr. Harrison's theory is that every time one reads a bad book a book,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 169

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1886
...clothes, and hundreds ot servants, on condition that I would not read books, I would not be a king. I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading." Who can doubt him? Now, Mr. Harrison's theory is that every time one reads a bad book a book, that...
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Arm-chair essays, by the author of Three-cornered essays

Frederick Arnold - 1888
...clothes, and hundreds of servants, on condition that I would not read books, I would not be a king. I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading.' Macaulay ought to have belonged to a day which would have realized Plato's conception, when kings should...
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Vision: A Magazine for Youth, Volume 5

Mormons - 1892
...the glory of the Indies." Fenlon would not accept all the crowns of the world in its place. Macaulay "would rather be a poor man in a garret, with plenty of books, than a king who did not love reading." When one sees the power of books, he feels like repeating with Charlee Lamb, "Grace before reading,"...
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