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" God be thanked for books. They are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages. "
Roses and Holly. A Gift-book for All the Year - Page 137
by Roses - 1867 - 146 pages
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The Choice of Books

Charles Francis Richardson - Best books - 1881 - 236 pages
...with us, and give us their most precious thoughts. Books are the voices of the distant and the dead. Books are the true levellers. They give to all who will faithfully use them, the society and the presence of the best and greatest of our race. No matter how poor I am; no matter though the...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations, English - 1882 - 914 pages
...intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In p7xu T ] ,:)< -S q g. CHANNING — On Self- Culture. And as for me, though than I könne but lyte, On bokes for to rede...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 1434 pages
...intercourse with superior minds, and these invslnable means of communication are in the reach of all. In es of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. g. POPE intoonrs. g- CHANNIXO — On Self-Culture. And as for me, though than I konne but lyte, On bokes for...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1882 - 926 pages
...invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to ия, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. g. CHANNLNG — On Self-Vulture. And as for me, though than I könne but lyte, On bokes for to rede...
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Bancroft's Fifth Reader

John Swett, Charles H. Allen, Josiah Royce - Readers - 1883 - 366 pages
...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...precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. Gk>d' be thanked for books. They are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the...
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Life, Volume 39; Volume 41

American wit and humor - 1902 - 580 pages
...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 us their...precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. Books are the true levellers. They give to all who will faithfully use them, the society of the best...
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The Bookmart: A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library ..., Volumes 1-2

Halkett (i.e. Richard Halkatt Lord (ed.)) - American literature - 1883 - 602 pages
...us, and give us ííieir most precious thoughts. Books are the voices of the distant and the dead. Books are the true levellers. They give to all who will faithfully use them, the society and the presence of the bestand greatest of our race. No matter how poor I am ; no matter, though the...
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The book-lover's enchiridion, thoughts, selected and arranged by Philobiblos

Book-lover - 1883 - 336 pages
...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 poor their souls into ours. Ood be thanked for books ! They are the voices of the distant and the dead,...
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The Bookmart, Volumes 1-3

American literature - 1883 - 1000 pages
...and give us TIIEIR most precious thoughts. Books are the VOICES of the distant and the dead. B<x>ks are the true levellers. They give to all who will faithfully use them, the society and the presence of the best and greatest of our race. Xo matter how poor I am; no matter though the...
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A System of Psychology, Volume 2

Daniel Greenleaf Thompson - Psychology - 1884 - 1102 pages
...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...make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.' 4 The pleasures and the pains, then, which arise from communication with the mind of another are the...
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