In short, I say that this book
, and all that may be found treating of those French affairs, should be thrown into or deposited in some dry well, until after more consideration it is settled what is to be done with them; excepting always one 'Bernardo del Carpio' that is going about, and another called 'Roncesvalles;' for these, if they come into my hands, shall pass at once into those of the housekeeper, and from hers into the fire without any reprieve.
Every now and then a book
would slip from one of his pockets and fall into the mud; whereupon somebody, stopping him, would direct his attention to his loss, and he would stop, pick up the book
, and again set off in pursuit of the hearse.
I have, with the consent of his family, changed the long and cumbersome sub-title of the book
, calling it a 'Real-Romance of the South Seas,' as best expressing its nature.
Thought, under the form of edifice, could have beheld itself burned in the public square by the hands of the executioner, in its manuscript form, if it had been sufficiently imprudent to risk itself thus; thought, as the door of a church, would have been a spectator of the punishment of thought as a book
Oh, I may take a look at it again by-and-by,' she says indifferently, but nevertheless the probability is that as the door shuts the book
opens, as if by some mechanical contrivance.
throughout the land, this book
is gratefully dedicated by
The children who had learned to look for the books
about Oz and who loved the stories about the gay and happy people inhabiting that favored country, were as sorry as their Historian that there would be no more books
of Oz stories.
Please find herewith a contract in duplicate for your next book
which we have taken the liberty of forwarding to you.
After looking into each book
, and opening and shaking it uselessly, in search of any loose papers which might be hidden between the leaves, I came to the fourth drawer, and found more relics of past pecuniary transactions in the shape of receipted bills, neatly tied together, and each inscribed at the back.
He was especially delighted because his discharge had been precipitated by the publication of his book
, "Economics and Education.
In this book
I am going to tell you about a few of our greatest story-tellers and their books
Our library isn't very extensive," said Anne, "but every book
in it is a FRIEND.
Most men are satisfied if they read or hear read, and perchance have been convicted by the wisdom of one good book
, the Bible, and for the rest of their lives vegetate and dissipate their faculties in what is called easy reading.
Cephalus appears in the introduction only, Polemarchus drops at the end of the first argument, and Thrasymachus is reduced to silence at the close of the first book
Pinocchio sells his A-B-C book
to pay his way into the Marionette Theater