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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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Books and Reading: Or, What Books Shall I Read and how Shall I Read Them?

Noah Porter - Bibliography - 1871 - 378 pages
...another so unjustly and ill-naturedly. We had better even act after the rule quoted by Charles Lamb, "To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." As a general rule we had better not read an author from whom we cannot derive some important benefit...
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Books and Reading: Or, What Books Shall I Read and how Shall I Read Them?

Noah Porter - Bibliography - 1871 - 378 pages
...another so unjustly and ill-naturedly. We had better even act after the rule quoted by Charles Lamb, " To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." As a general rule we had better not read an author from whom we cannot derive some important benefit...
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Books and Reading: Or, What Books Shall I Read and how Shall I Read Them?

Noah Porter - Bibliography - 1871 - 378 pages
...another so unjustly and ill-naturedly. We had better even act after the rule quoted by Charles Lamb, "To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." As a general rule we had better not read an author from whom we cannot derive some important benefit...
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Transactions, Issues 8-10

Canada - 1871
...when he announces that " to mind the inside of a book is to entertain oneself with the forced products of another man's brain, — now, I think, a man of...quality and breeding may be much amused with the natural spiouis of his own," serves to remind us that the race of puppies is perennial. And there is another...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB, WITH A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND FINAL MEMORIALS

SIR THOMAS NOON TALFOURD - 1875
...BOOKS AND READING To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's self with the forced />? /duct of another man's brain. Now I think a man of quality...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." Lord Foppinglon in the Relapse. Ax ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this bright...
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A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne, Volume 2

Sir Adolphus William Ward - English drama - 1875
...altogether so fand of. Fr to mind the inside of a book, is to entertain one's self with the forotd product of another man's brain. Now I think a man of quality and breeding may be much better diverted with the natural Sprauts of his own.' (ii. I.) This scene and i. 3 are supremely excellent.—...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: Poetical and Dramatic Tales, Essays and Criticisms

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1876 - 704 pages
...Charles, under the title of " Poetry for Children. ' " Martin B " was Elia':, old friend Martin Burney.] To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. — Lord poppington, in the Relapse. AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this...
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Books and Reading: Or, What Books Shall I Read and how Shall I Read Them?

Noah Porter - Books and reading - 1876 - 394 pages
...book is to entertain one's self with the forced product of another man's brain. Now I think a man 01 quality and breeding may be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." As a general rule we had better not read an author from whom we cannot derive some important benefit...
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Books and Reading: Or, What Books Shall I Read and how Shall I Read Them?

Noah Porter - Books and reading - 1877 - 394 pages
...book is to entertain one's self with the forced product of another man's brain. Now I think a man ox quality and breeding may be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." As a general rule we had better not read an author from whom we cannot derive some important benefit...
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History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour, Volume 1

Alfred Guy L'Estrange - English wit and humor - 1878 - 712 pages
...confess, I am not altogether so fond of. For to my mind the inside of a book is to entertain oneself with the forced product of another man's brain. Now,...I think a man of quality and breeding may be much better diverted with the natural sprouts of his own. But to say the truth, madam, let a man love reading...
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