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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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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century, Part 1

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1917 - 366 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...brain. Now I think a man of quality and breeding may be muck amused with the natural sprouts of his own. Lord Foppington in " The Relapse." AN ingenious acquaintance...
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Books and Ideals: An Anthology

Edmund Kemper Broadus - 1921 - 228 pages
...divert the imagination ? DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING CHARLES LAMB, Essays of Elia (1820-33). To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own. — Lord Foppinglon in ' Tlie Relapse '. AN ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with...
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The Manual of Linotype Typography: Prepared to Aid Users and Producers of ...

Mergenthaler Linotype Company, William Dana Orcutt, Edward Everett Bartlett - 1923 - 290 pages
...I reckon Court Calendars, Directories, Pocket Books, Draught 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. A ingenious acquaintance of my own was so much struck with this bright sally of...
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Miscellany poems

William Wycherley - 1924 - 314 pages
...altogether so fond of. For to mind the Inside of a Book, is to entertain one's self with the forc'd Product of another Man's Brain. Now I think a Man of Quality and Breeding may be much diverted with the Natural Sprauts of his own." p. 195. Lord Chancellour Boyle. Michael Boyle, the younger...
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The Plays of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - 1926 - 398 pages
...recommend it most to us. Lord Fop. That, I must confess, I am not altogether so fand of, far to my mind, the inside of a book is to entertain one's self...I think a man of quality and breeding may be much more diverted with the natural sprauts of his own ; but to say the truth, madam, let a man love reading...
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Plato in the Italian Renaissance. 1 (1990)

James Hankins - 1990 - 410 pages
...resurrectionem uaticinari quam et in Politico comprobat." Cp. Eusebius, Praep. euang. XIII. 13. 30. CONCLUSION 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" The story just told of the revival of Plato in the fifteenth...
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Wozu Wissenschaft heute?: Ringvorlesung zu Ehren von Roland Hagenbüchle

Roland Hagenbüchle, Hans Hunfeld - 1997 - 196 pages
..."To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's seif 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."14 Diese von Vanbrugh satirisch gemeinte Äußerung stößt bei Lamb auf entschiedenen Widerspruch....
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 30

1864 - 490 pages
...our own crude ideas, to revel in the rich productions of maturer minds. Now, says Lord Foppington, " to mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's...much amused with the natural sprouts of his own." And Charles Lamb tells us that a friend of his was so struck with this idea, that he gave up reading...
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Museum of Foreign Literature and Science, Volume 1

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1822 - 636 pages
...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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Irish Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

1907 - 730 pages
...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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