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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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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, Volume 1

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.

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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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 36

1871
...not why ; Oh, quick voiced echo of the hills, Must you be first to make reply? HB EMBRYO LIBRARIES. " That place, that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious court." — FLETCHER. T UVENAL drew a portrait for all time, when — after I speaking of the narrow couch,...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...280. BOOKS, Pleasure oŁ Give me Leave to enjoy myself. That place that does Contain my books, tho ; Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account ; and in my fancy Deface their ill-plac'd...
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Aspects of Authorship: Or, Book Marks and Book Makers

Francis Jacox - Authors - 1872 - 494 pages
...writings of Tlato." Like the speaker in The Elder Brother, his cue was, . " Give me leave To enjoy myself: that place that does contain My books, the best companions,...hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers." i Very near the end of his autobiography comes Gibbon's complacent avowal: " The love of study, a passion...
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The bards and authors of Cleveland and south Durham, and the vicinage

George Markham Tweddell - 1872 - 24 pages
...FLETCHER, the Dramatist, has the following very sensible lines : — " Give me Leave to enjoy myself. That place that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious conrt where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes, for variety, I confer...
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Good, bad, and indifferent, a book of jests

1873
...Dumas ; " an ape, sir ! My pedigree commences where your own terminates." 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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Essence of wisdom, distilled from the flowers of ancient and modern ...

Albert Walker - 1873
...read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Bacon. The 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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