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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 Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 1

Eliakim Littell - 1822
...quarterly Journal, No. xxv. p. 164. FROM THE LOXDOJc MAOAZIXE. DETACHED THOUGHTS OX BOOKS AND HEADING. 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 this...
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The Irish Monthly, Volume 35

1907
...expressed by Lord Foppington in The Relapse : "To mind the inside of a book is to entertain oneself with the forced product of another man's brain. Now,...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." And yet, though he cared so little for the oracular wisdom — or professed to care so little for the...
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American Library Association Handbook

Librarians - 1915
...the Relapse, exclaim: "To mind the insides of a book is to entertain oneself with the forced products of another man's brain. Now I think a man of quality...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own;" or to those who resemble the lover of books described by Pope in the lines: "In books, not authors,...
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