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Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. – Bacon –

Worthy books are not companions – they are solitudes: We lose ourselves in them and all our cares.           – Philip J. Bailey –

In books likes the soul of the whole Past Time: the articulate audible voice of the past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream.  – Carlyle –

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore! – H. W. Beecher (Star Papers)

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