The Yale Literary Magazine, Vol. 6

The Yale Literary Magazine, Vol. 6 : November 1840 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Yale Literary Magazine, Vol. 6: November 1840 There is not a more miserable habit among young men, than that of reading many books; There is often a vanity on this subject, and persons will forego the real treasures of a worthy volume for the foolish distinction of knowing many books by name. If the true object of reading were to see how many pages, no matter as to the quality, a man could run over in so many hours, perhaps it would be well to give up all thought in the making of books, since in this way such readers might find them selves relieved of a burden. Thought, with such, is merely secondary, or of no account; and its presence might occasion them, in their hurry, sometimes a serious inconvenience. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243301243
  • 9780243301249