I read less and less. I have not forgiven books for their failure to tell me the truth and make me happy.

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Rereading we find a new book.

Rereading we find a new book.

My thought has been shaped by books, my desires by pictures.

My thought has been shaped by books, my desires by pictures.

Other people's beliefs may be myths but not mine.

Other people's beliefs may be myths, but not mine.

City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life.

City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life.

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    True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.”

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