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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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The doctor, &c, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1865 - 694 pages
...sciocchezze de1 mortal».^ t OHIABBERA. CHAPTER СХП. HUNTING IN AN EASY CHAIR. THE DOCTORS BOOKS. That place that does contain My books, the best companions, Is to me A glorious court, where hourly I convene With the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes for variety I confer With Kings and Emperors,...
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Laurie's Graduated series of reading lesson books, Book 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1866
...bring the whole series within the reach of the poorest classes of schools in the country. THE EDITOR. 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 works of Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1866
...purer spirits, purged and refined, shake off That clog of human frailty. Give me leave To enjoy myself; that place that does contain My books, the best companions,...And sometimes, for variety, I confer With kings and emprrors, and weigh their counCidling their victories, if unjustly got, [sels ; Unto a strict account,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1866
...cannot get from the histories of the period. What wonder, then, that we feel, and can truly say, — " That place that does Contain my books, the best companions,...hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers " ? But although we thus love books as a whole, we cannot help cherishing a special liking to some...
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The art of illuminating as practised in Europe from the earliest times ...

William Robert Tymms, Matthew Digby Wyatt (sir.) - 1866
...reading, we hold converse with the wise; in the business of life, generally with the foolish." (Idem.) "That place that does Contain my books, the best companions,...me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with (he old sages and philosophers." (J. FLETCHER.) " Bookes arc a part of man's prerogative, In formal...
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Life of General Robert Hatton: including his most important public speeches

James Vaulx Drake - Tennessee - 1867 - 458 pages
...which knowledge is acquired. Doubtless he could say with the poet : " 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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...do feed The mind ; much cloys, or doth ill humours breed. R. Heath. That place that does Contain mv books, the best companions, is To me a glorious court,...for variety, I confer With kings and emperors, and weightheir counsels. T. Fletcher. BOOES — continued. Books should to one of these four ends conduce,...
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Beauties from the British dramatists

British dramatists - 1868
...waves ashore, Gold would grow rich, and all the merchants poor. Tourneur. THE PLEASURES OF A LIBRARY. 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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Colonel Fortescue's daughter

Harriet Frances Thynne (lady Charles.) - 1868
...not as yet declared his love. CHAPTER XI. That place that doth contain My books, the best companion is to me ; A glorious court where hourly I converse With the old doges and philosophers. BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. • The past is Death's, the future is thine own. SHELLEY....
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Lindsay Lee and his friends, by P.E.S.

P E. S, Lindsay Lee (fict.name.) - 1869
...Frontispiece. EDINBURGH: TOHNSTONE, HUNTER, & CO LINDSAY LEE. CHAPTEE I. THE OLD BOOK STALL. • The place that does contain My books, the best companions,...court, where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophei s.' • EFORM !' muttered Lindsay Lee. turning contemptuously away, ' it strikes me there's...
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