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" all this is lost to him. He cannot, with Fenelon, say—" If all the riches of both the Indies, if the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe, were laid at my feet, in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all. "
The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review - Seite 71
1856
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The Sprague Classic Readers: Book 1-5, Bücher 5,Teil 2

Sarah E. Sprague - 1904
...will some day say, with B^nelon, the famous French prelate and author, " If the crowns of the world were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all." Ht is well to tbinfe well: it is oivine to act well. — Horace Mann. SIR GALAHAD. My good blade carves...
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The Aristocracy of Health: A Study of Physical Culture, Our Favorite Poisons ...

Mary Foote Henderson - 1904 - 772 Seiten
...pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes." " It" the crowns of the world were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all," -s1id Feuelon. " Imagine," says Aiken, " that we had it in our power to call up the shadows of the...
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The Aristocracy of Health: A Study of Physical Culture, Our Favorite Poisons ...

Mary Foote Henderson - 1906 - 772 Seiten
...pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes." " If the crowns of the world were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all," said Fenelon. " Imagine," says Aiken, "that we had it in our power to call up the shadows of the greatest...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 Seiten
...everything of something, and something of everything.— Brougham. If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe, were laid...exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.—Ffnelon. The foundation of knowledge mast be laid by reading. General principles must be had...
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The Personal Equation

Lawrence McTurnan - 1910 - 248 Seiten
...hundredth time great productions which I know almost by heart." Fenelon said: "If the riches of both Indies, if the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe...exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all." It was Carlyle who called good books the equivalent of a university. Of old, those who longed for instruction...
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Essentials of English: first-2nd book, Band 2

Henry Carr Pearson, Mary Frederika Kirchwey - 1915
...many enthusiasms turned to smoke, ttiany lives spoiled for want of a little patience and endurance. n. If the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe were laid at my Feet in exchange for my books and my love of reading, I would spurn them all. ra. The wealth of a nation cannot be summed up...
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Essentials of English: Second Book

Henry Carr Pearson, Mary Frederika Kirchwey - 1915 - 454 Seiten
...many enthusiasms turned to smoke, many lives spoiled for want of a little patience and endurance. 11. If the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe were laid at my feet in exchange for my books and my love of reading, I would spurn them all. 12. The wealth of a nation cannot be summed up...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Band 23

1814
...universal assent is attached. ' If the riches of both Indies,' said the elegant and amiable Fenclon ; ' if the crowns of all the kingdoms * of Europe were laid at tny feet, in exchange for my love of In surveying the extended field which Mr Bcrington presents to...
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Libraries, Band 22

1917
...he inherited from his aunt "an invincible love of reading," Fenelon who said "If the kingdoms of all Europe were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all." Sir John Lubbock, author of the "Pleasures of Life," said in regard to the training of the mind, "The...
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The Irish Monthly, Band 15

1887
...doing well whatever you do, without a thought of fame.— Longfellow. If the riches of both Indie?, if the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe were laid...exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.—Fenelon. Men are what their mothers made them.—Emerson. Form the resolution, not only to believe...
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