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|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, ...
|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
|sermonizing instead. Well, our feelings for you are mighty personal and particular|
. They are as far from innocence as innocence can get. "A man's library,"
Emerson said unexpectedly, "is a sort of harem." A public library to us is a sort of
|talented and energetic man, had established the king on the throne and |
defended him against numerous attacks. ... when Dost Mohammed, Shere Ali's
father, a younger brother of Fathi Khan, rushed into the prince's harem and gave
it up to ...
|LIBRARIES A man's library is a sort of harem. Emerson, The Conduct of Life, |
1860 Th' first thing to have in a libry is a shelf. Fr'm time to time this can be
decorated with litrachure. But th' shelf is the main thing. Peter Finley Dunne, Mr.
|Sending for the old man, who, apprehending evil, had retired into his harem, he |
said, “ ' We are not accustomed to .... At such times, the memory becomes a kind
of cameranbscura slate, upon which is dotted down, with uncrring fidelity, the ...
|The enthusiasm such persons feel for libraries tends to run away with them. Their |
praise becomes a little too verbose for my taste. "I go into my library and all
history rolls before me. I breathe the ... "A man's library is a sort of harem." -Ralph
|... long since found their resting-place amid a host of dusty archives or on the |
shelves of some State library uncatalogued and forgotten. Thus all kinds of
misunderstandings, exaggerations, distortions, and occasionally deliberate
fabrications, have merely ... their master's pleasure, the harem was a little world
of its own, governed with the utmost deliberation and care, not by a man at all, but
by a woman.
|Martha Rosler's Library By Elena Filipovic — A man's library is a sort of harem. — |
Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Conduct of Life, 1860 The truth is, l can't help but
begin by mentioning the toilet paper. All wrinkled and white (none of the fancy ...