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|Emerson, Ralph Waldo No man ever prayed heartily without learning something. |
- Emerson, Ralph Waldo A man's library is a sort of harem. - Emerson, Ralph
Waldo Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with it
|5 A man's library is a sort of harem. RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803-82), U.S. |
essayist, poet, philosopher. Society and Solitude, 'Books' (1870). 6 Be a little
careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with it? Very little to be
|Edgar Rice Burroughs owned fifty acres near the town, and when he was casting |
about for a name for his ape-man, he decided "Tarzan" ... and despite the name,
very little reading was done there. seventeen A man's library is a sort of harem.
|Hence, instead of Man Thinking, we have the book-worm. A man's library is a sort |
of harem. Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do
with it? Very little to be sure. But the real question is, What it will do with you?
|V. OF THE POLYBIBLOUS Andrew Lang reports that there was once a bibliophile |
who claimed that a man could only love ... a man's library, as Emerson continues
it, is a sort of harem, which many will support from observation and experience, ...
|Tanner, Man and Superman George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Anglo-Irish |
playwright, critic Books Immortal sons deifying their sires. Plato (428-347 BC) ...
R. B. Sheridan (1751-1816) Anglo-Irish dramatist A man's library is a sort of
|Other times, she writes, a harem meant misfortune because a woman had to |
share her husband with many others.” Irrepressibly ... Ralph Waldo Emerson saw
the sensuous poetry of the word: “A man's library is a sort of harem.” Companion
|P. J. O'Rourke • A man's library is a sort of harem. — Ralph Waldo Emerson • |
Beware of the man of one book. — Thomas Aquinas • It is with books as with men
: a very small number play a great part. — Voltaire • Some books are to be tasted,
|His favorite figure is the collector, “a type motivated by dangerous though |
domestic passions” and whose turf is “the ... He continues, in “Society and
Solitude,” that “a man's library is a sort of harem, and, I observe that tender
readers have a ...
|Thus, the Works of Ben Jonson are a sort of hoop to bind all these fine persons |
together, and to the land to which they belong. He has written verses to or on all
his notable contemporaries; ... Indeed, a man's library is a sort of harem, 1 05