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" It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. "
Connecticut Common School Journal and Annals of Education - Page 86
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser. New and improved ser, Volume 1

1839 - 648 pages
...to his own, will probably run one and the same dull round of thought and action to the end of life. "It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse...thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. God be thanked fr books! They are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life...
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The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction: VOL.XXXIII

The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction: VOL.XXXIII - 1839 - 446 pages
...we enjoy ii intercourse with superior minds ; and these invaluable means of communication are within the reach of all. In the best books great men talk to us, give iis their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. God be thanked for books ! They are...
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Rural Repository, Volume 16

1840 - 210 pages
...enjoy intereourse with superior minds, and these individual means of eommunieation are in the reaeh of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most preeious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. God be thanked for books. They are the voiees of...
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The Village Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools

George Merriam - 1841 - 308 pages
...his own, will probably ran one and the same dull round of thought and action to the end of life. 2. It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse...invaluable means of communication are in; the reach of all. Jn the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls...
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Youth's Magazine, Volume 3

1841 - 450 pages
...an enlightened renovation of Greece.—Willis's Pencillings by the way. ' 3K THE COMPANY OF BOOKS. IT is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds; and these invaluable communications are in the reach of all. In the best books great men talk to us, give their most precious...
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Self Culture

William Ellery Channing - 1843 - 140 pages
...to his own, will probably run one and the same dull round of thought and action to the end of life. It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse...and pour their souls into ours. God be thanked for hooks. They arc the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of...
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People's Edition of the Entire Works of W. E. Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - 1843 - 686 pages
...to his own, will probably run one and the same dull round of thought and action to the end of life. It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse...and these invaluable means of communication are in reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - 1843 - 324 pages
...the largest bow, but because self-discipline had taught him how to bend it. — D, Webster. BOOKS. 1. It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse...and these invaluable means of communication are in reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour...
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The Penny Protestant operative, Volumes 4-7

Protestant association - 1843 - 480 pages
...it would be contaminated by coming into ordinary contact with human nature. — Muston. BOOKS. — It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse...and these invaluable means of communication are in reach of all. In the best books great men talk to us — give us their most precious thoughts, and...
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Annals of the Grand Lodge of Iowa, Volume 17

Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Iowa - 1901 - 786 pages
...companion is, To me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers." "In the best books great men talk to us, give us their...precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours." The influences of life are numberless. Even before man's visible life begins the influences surrounding...
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