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A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.

Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb (10 February 1775 – 27 December 1834) was an English essayist, poet, and antiquarian, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, co-authored with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847).

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Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense and have her nonsense respected.
What is reading but silent conversation.
I could never hate anyone I knew.
My motto is: Contented with little yet wishing for more.

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