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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 410
1907
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Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1904 - 460 pages
...our farewell benefit in our turn. LAST ESSAYS OF ELIA XXII. 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 this...
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Essays and Sketches

Charles Lamb - 1904 - 308 pages
...Essays, III. 305-7. 212. Lord Foppington. — In Congreve's comedy, The Relapse, Lord Foppington says : " To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...man of quality and breeding may be much amused with his own." PAGE 212. OF MAID MARIAN, ETC. — This paper and its additional note appeared in Hone's...
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Books and Reading

1908 - 408 pages
...Philobiblon. — Translated by Ernest Chester Thomas. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING CHARLES LAMB " To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...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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... Select Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1909 - 366 pages
...summer-house." 1 Nathan Mayer Rothschild, the eminent financier. 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. 5 AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this...
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The Book-lovers' Anthology

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1911 - 452 pages
...a fresh paragraph and a mouthful of salad ? — JH LEIGH HUNT. My Books. A CATHOLIC TASTE IN BOOKS To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. Lord Fappirujton in ' The Relapse ' . AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this...
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The Last Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1913 - 344 pages
...they shall celebrate thy praise. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING To mind the inside of a hook is to entertain one's self with the forced product...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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A Book of English Essays (1600-1900)

Stanley V. Makower, Basil H. Blackwell - 1913 - 614 pages
...friends still — close the catalogue of Grecians in my time. DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS 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 bo much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. — Lord Foppington, in ' The Relapse '. AN ingenious...
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Papers and Proceedings of the ... General Meeting of the ..., Volumes 36-37

1914 - 632 pages
...Relapse, exclaim: "To mind the in sides 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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Fellowship of Books

1914 - 200 pages
...entertain one's self with the foned product of another man's bratn. Ntrw I thtnk a mutt of qualtty and breeding may be much amused with the natural sprouts of his mon. — Lord !''oppin^ton in"'I'hc Relapse." AN INGENIOUS ACQUAINTANCE OF my own was so much struck...
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century, Part 1

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1917 - 376 pages
...DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING 1822 [Published in the July number of the London Magazine.] 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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