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" To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's self with the forced product of another man's brain. Now I think a man of quality and breeding may be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. "
The Living Age - Page 402
1907
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...that shall silence this crude prose they shall brate thy DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING *' To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own/' Lord Foppinglon in the Relapse. AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with, this bright...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: With a Sketch of His Life and Final ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1857
...celebrate thy praise. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING " To mind the inside of a book is to entertam one's self with the forced product of another man's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." Lord Foppingtm in the Relapse, AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this bright...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...was a Poor Relation. 2. THOUGHTS ON BOOKS. " To mind the inside of a book, is to entertain one's-self with the forced product of another man's brain. Now I think a man of quality and breeding maybe much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." LOED FOPPINGTON, in the " Relapse." An ingenious...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1907
...than it is at football. Moreover, folk-lore is a science entirely devoid of humour. Euclid has his pictures and occasionally admits that things are absurd...remarked that I should ' approach the subject with an open mind.' ' There is one royal road to success,' he said as we parted ; ' have a theory of your own,...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...was a Poor Relation. 2. THOUGHTS ON BOOKS. " To mind the inside of a book, is to entertain one's-self with the forced product of another man's brain. Now I think a man of quality and breeding maybe much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." LOED FOPPINGTON, in the " Relapse." An ingenious...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 30, Issue 3

1864
...rich 1864.] ORIGINALITY IN COMPOSITION. 103 productions of maturer minds. Now, says Lord Foppington, " to mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...think a man of quality and breeding may be much amused \vith the natural sprouts of his own." And Charles Lamb tells us that a friend of his was so struck...
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The essays of Elia. [Followed by] The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1867
...obliged to any man for a sixpence. This was — a Poor Kelation. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND EEADING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own.— Lord Foppingtan, in " The lielapse." AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much .IJL struck with...
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The Essays of Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - Essays - 1894 - 434 pages
...DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND EEADING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's self with tlie forced product of another man's brain. Now I think...be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. — Lord Foppington, in " The Relapse." AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with...
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Works: Including His Most Intesesting Letters

Charles Lamb - 1867 - 648 pages
...mind the innide of m book >- to entertain one's ęclf with the forced prodnct of another mim's brain. I think a man of quality and breeding may be much amused with the natural (pronto of hia own. has Now Lord fofpinyton, in tht Ktlaete. Ax ingenious acquaintance of my own was...
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Class-book of science and literature

1869
...Books. — From tlie ' Essays of Elia.' ' To mind the inside of a book, is to entertain one's-self with the forced product of another man's brain. Now...breeding may be much amused with the natural sprouts of hia own.' — LOBD FOPPINOTOK, in the ' Relapse.' An ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck...
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