Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1865 - Europe - 472 pages
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Page 100 - The pamphlet proves what I have always maintained, that any fool may write a most valuable book by chance, if he will only tell us what he heard and saw with veracity.
Page 188 - And you, my midnight darlings, my Folios ! must I part with the intense delight of having you (huge armfuls) in my embraces ? Must knowledge come to me, if it come at all, by some awkward experiment of intuition, and no longer by this familiar process of reading ? Shall I enjoy friendships there wanting the smiling indications which point me to them here, — the recognisable face the "sweet assurance of a look?