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" Books that can be held in the hand, and carried to the fireside, are the best after all."— Samuel Johnson. " The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 449
1824
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 15

England - 1824 - 758 pages
...tendency of this brave exploit ? to cancel the richest legacy that ever was bequeathed to him, and to prove his own bastardy in relation to the most illustrious...genius. The scene of this beautiful dialogue (one of tlie most perfect) is laid in the woods and wilds of Penshurst. What can be finer than the following...
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Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen, Volume 2

Walter Savage Landor - Imaginary conversations - 1824 - 424 pages
...tendency of this brave exploit? to cancel the richest legacy that ever was bequeathed to him, and to prove his own bastardy in relation to the most illustrious...cannot squander: why depreciate them? To Antiquity again...but afar from Aristophanes. MARVEL. them no trouble to teach, and upon which they employed...
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The Works of Walter Savage Landor, Volume 1

Walter Savage Landor - English literature - 1846 - 618 pages
...that Gratitude has erected to Genius, and to break the lamp that is lighted by Devotion over agaiust the image of Love > The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity can not squander: why depreciate them? To Antiquity again ; but afar from Aristophanes. Marvel. Our...
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Imaginary conversations. Third series : Conversations of literary men (First ...

Walter Savage Landor - 1876 - 538 pages
...that Gratitude has erected to Genius,, and to break the lamp that is lighted by Devotion over against the image of Love ? The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity can not squander : why depreciate them ? To Antiquity again ; but afar from Aristophanes. Marvel. Our...
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The praise of books, as said and sung by English authors, selected by J. A ...

English authors - 1880 - 178 pages
...sailing on a wish from world to world. (Ibid, Milton and Andrew Marvell). BOOKS PERPETUAL RICHES. — The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander. (Ibid.) GENIUS CONSOLATOE. — I do not wonder you are attached to Tuscany. Many as have been your...
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Privately Printed Opuscula Issued to Members of the Sette of ..., Issues 53-57

1905 - 348 pages
...can be held in the hand, and carried to the fireside, are the best after all."— Samuel Johnson. " The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander." — Chanel Lamb. 1. BQ A Biographical and Bibliographical Fragment. 22 pages. Presented on November...
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Privately Printed Opuscula Issued to Members of the Sette of ..., Issues 8-10

1885 - 330 pages
...can be held in the hand, and carried to the fireside, are the best, after all."—Samuel "Johnson. "The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander."—Charles Lamb. I B. <. A Biographical and Bibliographical Fragment. 22 Pages. Presented...
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Imaginary Conversations, Volume 3

Walter Savage Landor - Imaginary conversations - 1883 - 460 pages
...that Gratitude has erected to Genius, and to break the lamp that is lighted by Devotion over against the image of Love ? The writings of the wise are the...? To Antiquity again ; but afar from Aristophanes. Marvel. Our admiration of Antiquity is in part extraneous from her merits ; yet even this part, strange...
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The Book-lover's Enchiridion: Thoughts on the Solace and Companionship of ...

Alexander Ireland - Books and reading - 1883 - 320 pages
...wish from world to world.— Imaginary Conversations : Milton in conversation with Andrew Marvell. The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander. — Ibid. Logic, however unper verted, is not for boys; argument is among the most dangerous of early...
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Privately Printed Opuscula Issued to Members of the Sette of Odd ..., Issues 4-7

1883 - 366 pages
...that can be held in the hand, and carried to the fireside, are the best after all."—Samuel Johnson. "The writings of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander."—Charles Lamb. I. 38. i. A Biographical and Bibliographical Fragment. 22 Pages. Presented...
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