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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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Essays and Letters

John Ruskin - Readers - 1894 - 441 pages
...never call any one a horse-maniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you donot hear of people ruining themselves by their books....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...
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Selections from Ruskin ...

John Ruskin, David Henry Montgomery - Books and reading - 1895 - 148 pages
...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, First Lecture: Of King's Treasuries. With Biographical ...

John Ruskin - 1895 - 49 pages
...But you never call any one a horsemaniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their 15 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 20 would its...
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The heart of oak books, Volume 6

Kate Stephens - 1895
...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 their books. Or, to go lower still, . . . what position would our expenditure on literature take, as compared with our expenditure on luxurious...
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THE PRIVATE LIBRARY , WHAT WE DO KNOW WHAT WE DON'T KNOW WHAT WE OUGHT TO ...

ARTHUR L. HUMPHREYS - 1897
...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...books. Or, to go lower still, how much do you think the bookshelves of the 1 The Library, July, 1895. United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared...
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The Private Library: What We Do Know, what We Don't Know, what We Ought to ...

Arthur Lee Humphreys - Book collecting - 1897 - 162 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...books. Or, to go lower still, how much do you think the bookshelves of the 1 The Library, July, 1895. United Kingdom, public and private, would fetch, as compared...
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Sesame and lilies

John Ruskin - 1898
...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...lower still, how much do you think the contents of the book shelves of the United Kingdom, public or private, would fetch, as compared with the contents of...
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The International library of famous literature: selections from ..., Volume 16

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan, Caroline Ticknor - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...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. . . . We talk of food for the mind, as of food for the body : now, a good book contains such food inexhaustibly...
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John Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1900 - 137 pages
...you never call any one a horse-maniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and 25 you do not hear of people ruining themselves by their...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: Two Lectures by John Ruskin

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1901 - 137 pages
...and you do not hear of people ruining themselves by their books. Or, to go lower still, how much do 5 you think the contents of 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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