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" Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to the friends of him who writes it. They alone take his meaning ; they find private messages, assurances of love, and expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. "
Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book - Page ix
by Jane Grigson - 2007 - 607 pages
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An Inland Voyage and Travels with a Donkey

Robert Louis Stevenson - CÚvennes Mountains (France) - 1911 - 268 pages
...They keep us worthy of / ourselves ; and, when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent — / Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed to...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: An inland voyage. Travels ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1911
...of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves; and, when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed to...
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THE FRIENDSHIP OF BOOKS

TEMPLE SCOTT - 1911
...thought, and hold a man to his purpose. GEORGE SEARLE PHILLIPS (January Searle) The Choke of Books TZ^VERY book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter -*—*...expressions of gratitude, dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet though the letter is directed to all,...
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Connecticut Public Library Document

Connecticut. Public Library Committee - 1893
...is To me a glorious court where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers. John Fletcher Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to the friends of him who writes it. Robert Louis Stevenson A book unused is of little value to anyone. The right book in the hands of the...
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Grammar and Practice

Susan Isabel Frazee, Chauncey Wetmore Wells - English language - 1921 - 166 pages
...of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves; and when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed to...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: A Short History of American ...

William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren - American literature - 1922 - 428 pages
...so easily from his lips and which discloses so abundantly the winning personality of Holmes himself. "Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to the friends of him who writes it, " so Stevenson has told us; and Holmes was fortunate in that his circular letter made a friend of every...
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A Short History of American Literature Based Upon the Cambridge History of ...

William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren - American literature - 1923 - 428 pages
...so easily from his lips and which discloses so abundantly the winning personality of Holmes himself. "Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to the friends of him who writes it," so Stevenson has told us; and Holmes was fortunate in that his circular letter made a friend of every...
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Workaday English: A Book to Stimulate the Interest of Working Boys and Girls

Stella Stewart Center - Best books - 1923 - 211 pages
...Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold, And many goodly states and kingdoms seen. John Keats. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to the friends of him who writes it. Robert Louis Stevenson. WHEN YOU READ 10. YOUR WAY OF READING Do you read rapidly or slowly? Are you...
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Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Structure of Land Tenure

J. G. Manning - History - 2003
...l.ouis Stevenson, from the preface to his wonderful little book Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes: "Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner." lndeed. This is especially true for those closest to me, my parents and Angela. l shall conclude where...
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Favourite Wisdom

Deborah Cassidi - Religion - 2003 - 160 pages
...Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Edinburgh. Sir William Reid, retired ombudsman hi/very book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94), from the dedicatory letter to Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes...
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