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" That place, that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes for variety I confer With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels ; Calling their... "
A HISTORY OF VAN BUREN COUNTY MICHIGAN - Page 777
by CAPTAIN O.W. ROWLAND - 1912
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Catakigue of the Private Library of Samuel Gardner Drake;

1876
...ALFRED MUDGE & SON, PRINTERS, 34 SCHOOL STREET. SAMUEL GARDNER DRAKE. HIS LIFE-WORK AND HIS LIBRARY. (t That place that does contain My Books, the best companions,...hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers." — Fletcher. THE library which is here offered to the public is that of the late Samuel Gardner Drake,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...solitudes : We lose ourselves in them and all our cares. d. BAILEY— Festiw. Sc. A Village Feast. Evening. Labour's e. BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER — The Elder Brother. Act I. Sc. 2. Books, books, books ! I had found the...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...gold. FERRIAR: Bibliomania. Now cheaply bought for thrice their weight in gold. FERRIAR: Bibliomania. That place that does Contain my books, the best companions,...hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers. FLETCHER. Whence is thy learning? Hath thy toil O'er books consumed the midnight oil? GAY. Yolumes...
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Quotations for occasions

Quotations, English - 1896 - 220 pages
...through a meadow of margin. Sheridan, SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, i, i. That place that does contain my books, my best companions, is to me A glorious court where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers. The Critics. j$ o au thor ever spared a brother, Wits are game-cocks to one another. Gay, FABLES. Who...
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The American Word Book: Graded Lessons in Spelling, Defining, Punctuation ...

Calvin Patterson - Publishers' bindings - 1897 - 192 pages
...execute them. 113 207. Selections for Dictation. con tain' si' lent sa' ges sul' tan O' rl ent treas' ure That place that does Contain my books, the best companions,...hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers. — Fletcher. Books are yours, Within whose silent chamber treasure lies Preserved from age to age...
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Monthly Packet

Charlotte Mary Yonge, Christabel Rose Coleridge, Arthur Innes - 1898
...reading-room show that there are many who would echo old Fletcher's words — ' Give me Leave to enjoy myself. That place that does Contain my books, the best companions,...With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels ; Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account ; and in my fancy Deface their ill-placed...
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Charles Porterfield Krauth, D.D., LL.D.: 1823-1859

Adolph Spaeth - 1898
...(Winchester), has the following quotation from Beaumont and Fletcher inscribed on the front page: — " That place that does contain My books, the best companions,...With kings and emperors and weigh their counsels, Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and, in my fancy, Deface their ill-placed...
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Charles Porterfield Krauth, Volume 1

Adolph Spaeth - 1898
...(Winchester), has the following quotation from Beaumont and Fletcher inscribed on the front page: — " That place that does contain My books, the best companions,...With kings and emperors and weigh their counsels, Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and, in my fancy, Deface their ill-placed...
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The Study of English Literature: An Address to Young Men and Women

William Henry Hudson - English literature - 1898 - 31 pages
...The true conception is given by the old playwright Fletcher, when he says : — "That place that doth contain My books, the best companions, is to me A...hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers." Only by thus treating our books as living companions — as friends in the deepest sense — can they...
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