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" Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to the friends of him who writes it. They alone take his meaning ; they find private messages, assurances of love, and expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. "
Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book - Page ix
by Jane Grigson - 2007 - 607 pages
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The Literary World, Volume 10

Literature - 1879
...Scripture selections suited to the condition of the sick. The Literary World. BOSTON, JUNE 21, 1879. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...assurances of love, and expressions of gratitude dropped (or them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. — ROIIEKT...
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Travels with a Donkey in the CÚvennes

Robert Louis Stevenson - CÚvennes Mountains (France) - 1886 - 227 pages
...life. They keep us worthy of ourselves ; and, when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed to...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: An inland voyage. Travels ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves; and, when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed to...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves; and, when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed to...
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Works, Volume 10

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...of life. They keepf us worthy of ourselves; and when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude, dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet though the letter is directed to all,...
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An inland voyage; Travels with a donkey; The amateur emigrant; The Silverado ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...life. They keeps us worthy of ourselves ; and when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude, dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet though the letter is directed to all,...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 12

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves; and, when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every comer. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed...
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An Inland Voyage: Travels with a Donkey

Robert Louis Stevenson - Belgium - 1895 - 358 pages
...of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves; and, when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every comer. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet, though the letter is directed...
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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

Robert Louis Stevenson - CÚvennes Mountains (France) - 1897 - 227 pages
...of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves ; and when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent. Every book is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter...expressions of gratitude, dropped for them in every corner. The public is but a generous patron who defrays the postage. Yet though the letter is directed to all,...
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The Beginnings of an Australian Literature

Arthur Patchett Martin - Australia - 1898 - 46 pages
...once feeling the presence of his powerful individuality. 'Every book,' says Robert Louis Stevenson, 'is, in an intimate sense, a circular letter to the...expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner. The public is but the generous patron who defrays the postage.' It is undeniable that Adam Lindsay...
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