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The Thread of Gold

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,585 / 179 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 388
Added to site: 2009.10.25
mnybks.net#: 25631
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Religion
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ir opinion; but one does not write solely for the critics; and on the other hand, I can humbly and gratefully say that I have received many messages, of pleasure in, and even gratitude for, the book which leave me in no sort of doubt that it was worth writing; though I wish with all my heart that it had been worthier of its motive, and had been better able to communicate the delight of my visions and dreams.

ARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON.

MAGDALENE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, 24th November 1906.


THE THREAD OF GOLD

INTRODUCTION

I have for a great part of my life desired, perhaps more than I have desired anything else, to make a beautiful book; and I have tried, perhaps too hard and too often, to do this, without ever quite succeeding; by that I mean that my little books, when finished, were not worthy to be compared with the hope that I had had of them. I think now that I tried to do too many things in my books, to amuse, to interest, to please persons who might read them;

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