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A Book for All Readers

An Aid to the Collection, Use, and Preservation of Books and the Formation of Public and Private Libraries

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Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 155,669 / 469 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.8
LoC Categories: Z, AC
Downloads: 653
Added to site: 2007.09.16 18244
Genre: Non-fiction

st humor, and diction unequalled for strength and beauty of expression. Milton, too, in his minor poems, has given us some of the noblest verse in the language. There is poetry enough in his L'Allegro and Il Penseroso to furnish forth a whole galaxy of poets.

Spenser and Pope, Gray and Campbell, Goldsmith and Burns, Wordsworth and the Brownings, Tennyson and Longfellow,--these are among the other foremost names in the catalogue of poets which none can afford to neglect. Add to these the best translations of Homer, Virgil, Horace, Dante, and Goethe, and one need not want for intellectual company and solace in youth or age.

Among the books which combine entertainment with information, the best narratives of travellers and voyagers hold an eminent place. In them the reader enlarges the bounds of his horizon, and travels in companionship with his author all over the globe. While many, if not the most, of the books of modern travellers are filled with petty incidents and personal observations of no i



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