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The Lost Art of Reading
The population of the civilised world to-day may be divided into two classes,millionaires and those who would like to be millionaires. The rest are artists, poets, tramps, and babiesand do not count. Poets and artists do not count until after they are dead. Tramps are put in prison. Babies are expected to get over it. A few more summers, a few more winterswith short skirts or with down on their chinsthey shall be seen burrowing with the rest of us. One almost wonders sometimes, why it is that the sun keeps on year after year and day after day turning the globe around and around, heating it and lighting it and keeping things growing on it, when after all, when all is said and done (crowded with wonder and with things to live with, as it is), it is a comparatively empty globe. No one seems to be using it very much, or paying very much attention to it, or getting very much out of it. There are never more than a very few men on it at a time, who can be said to be really living on it. They are engaged in getting a living and in hoping that they are going to live sometime. They are also going to read sometime. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 26312
Author: Lee, Gerald Stanley
Release Date: Aug 14, 2008
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