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Page 313 - Yet I doubt not through the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.
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Page 201 - words of art" as he calls them, which Philemon Holland, a voluminous translator at the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth century...
Page 86 - I could wish, that their places might not bee made, as euerie-where they are, Mercenarie, but rather Honorarie ; and that with the competent allowance of two hundred pounds a year, som emploiments should bee put upon them further then a bare keeping of the books.
Page 253 - But have you ever rightly considered what the mere ability to read means ? That it is the key which admits us to the whole world of thought and fancy and imagination ? to the company of saint and sage, of the wisest and the wittiest at their wisest and wittiest moment? That it enables us to see with the keenest eyes, hear with the finest ears, and listen to the sweetest voices of all time...
Page 327 - When first invited to these trade sales, I was very much surprised to learn that it was common for such as purchased remainders to destroy one half or three fourths of such books, and to charge the full publication price, or nearly that, for such as they kept on hand...