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Handbook of the State Library Commission for the State of Delaware
Delaware State Library Commission
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Page 74 - Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Page 93 - Three for one year, three for two years, and three for three years, and members shall be eligible for reappointment.
Page 13 - In Books lies the soul of the whole Past Time ; the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream.
Page 13 - All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been : it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of Books.
Page 56 - Oh for a booke and a shadie nooke, Eyther in-a-doore or out; With the grene leaves whispering overhede, Or the streete cryes all about. Where I maie reade all at my ease, Both of the newe and olde; For a jollie goode booke whereon to looke, Is better to me than golde.
Page 69 - Shakespeare to open to me the worlds of imagination and the workings of the human heart, and Franklin to enrich me with his practical wisdom, — I shall not pine for want of intellectual companionship, and I may become a cultivated man, though excluded from what is called the best society in the place where I live.
Page 93 - Two of the members shall be elected for one year, two for two years, and two for three years, and each year thereafter two members shall be elected to serve for three years. The president shall be elected annually.
Page 19 - That he who calls in the aid of an equal understanding, doubles his own. He who profits of a superior understanding, raises his powers to a level with the height of the superior understanding he unites with.