I’m sorry to say I wasn’t able to find this volume online and capture a screen shot. And I did not want to break the book’s spine flattening it out too much. More… Why should we read poetry? We might as well ask why birds should sing… . “The taste for poetry is as natural
It’s Drudgery Monday and I am pleased to report that things on the book-cleaning front are going sweepingly, as Missy would say. The Treasure Chest is done and rearranged a bit. Shelves of mostly art books are done. Two sets of encyclopedias– each & every volume– dusted and put back. Ordinary encyclopedias are the worst.
I own that I am disposed to say grace upon twenty other occasions in the course of the day besides my dinner… . Why have we none for books? Charles Lamb as found in The Guide to Reading (1925) I like Charles, and Mary, too. Every child should have his own copy of Tales from