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|But the truth is, when books are conceived under a great stress, with a soul of |
ninefold power nine times heated and electrified by effort, the conditions of our
being are seized with such an ample grasp, ... The slightest novels are a blessing
to those in distress, not chloroform itself a greater. Our fine old sea-captain's life
was justified when Carlyle soothed his mind with “ The King's Own” or “Newton
|A book is the only immortality. ——Rurus CHOATE. Books make up no small part |
of human happiness. —FREDERICK THE GREAT. Books are the immortal sons
defying their sires. ——PLATo. Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
|A Vade Mecum for Book-lovers Ralph Waldo Emerson, Sir John Lubbock ... We |
are apt, in the large attention we pay to modern literature, to set down him and
Pope in our minds as scarcely ... Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
|King of this kingdom, my book, A region by fashion forsook : Pass on, ye lean |
gamblers for glory, Nor mar the sweet tune of my story ! William Freeland A Birth
Song and ... Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. We wonder how folks
|The charm orks well for alL Books are the blessed chloroform f the mind. We |
wonder how folks in trouble did out them in old time, just as our descendants
wonder how men and women and children bore to see their limbs sawn off
without the ...
|A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the |
curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one. -
Chambers ... Chambers, Oswald Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
|his Melancholy, and remembers not at all his grief, beguiled by the blessed gift of |
the goddesses of song: 1 el yap ns KO. ... James Payn goes so far as to call
books the blessed chloroform of the mind,11 and Richard Le Gallienne can
|A new book that will do for city schools what Dunn's Community Civics and Rural |
Life has so Successfully done for rural and village schools. O'Toole's ... good
books—Cotton. Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind—Robert
|Henry Ward Beecher Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and |
charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of
human life. ... Callimachus Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
|Jorge Luis Borges Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. Robert |
Chambers Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor
substitute for life. Robert Louis Stevenson A book is the only immortality. Rufus
Choate The wise ...