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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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History of English humour, with an intr. upon ancient humour, Volume 1

Alfred Guy K. L'Estrange - 1878
...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. Bat to say the truth, madam, let a man love...
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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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Poems and Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - Poetry - 1879 - 639 pages
...obliged to any man for a sixpence. This was — a Poor Relation. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...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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Essays of Elia, and Eliana. With a memoir by Barry Cornwall, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1879
...obliged to any man for a sixpence. This was — a Poor Relation. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON HOOKS AND READING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...brain. Now I think a man of quality and breeding may he much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. — Lord Fopj'ington, in " Tkt Relapse." ^ ingenious...
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The Complete Works of Charles Lamb: Containing His Letters, Essays, Poems, Etc

Charles Lamb - 1879 - 656 pages
...DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING-. To mind the inside of » book in to entertain one'« «elf orm LX) pprouts of his own. Lord Fnppington, in Oit Relapte, come bolt AN ingenious acquaintance of my own...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...READING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's self with the forced product of another runn's more enjoyment in their one summer than the elephant...in his century. Brooke. Arc not also the little and — LORD ForpiNGTON, in Tke Relnpse. An ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this...
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Life, Letters, and Writings, Volume 3

Charles Lamb - 1882
...obliged to any man for a sixpence. This was a Poor Relation. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. Lord fopp'aigton, in the Relafie. AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this...
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Essays of Elia: Y Charles Lamb; Illustrated by R. Swain Gifford, James D ...

Charles Lamb - 1884 - 501 pages
...obliged to any man for a sixpence. This was a Poor Relation. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...be 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...
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Essays of Elia: And Other Pieces

Charles Lamb - 1885 - 288 pages
...Charles, under the title of " Poetry for Children. ' " Martin B - " was Elia's old friend Martin Burney.] To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own.— Lord roppington, in. ihe Relapse. AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so mucli struck with this...
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The Essays of Elia and Eliana

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 512 pages
...obliged to any man for a sixpence. This was — a Poor Relation. DETACHED THOUGHTS OX BOOKS AND READING. To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. — L<.rd Foppington, in " The Relapse." AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much Il_ struck...
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