Bed books and night lights by hm tomlinson summary
H.M. Tomlinson – A reader's footprintsEliot, T. Frost, R. Hopkins, G. Keats, J. Lawrence, D. Masters, E.
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H. M. Tomlinson
But it happens in our experience, that in this lottery there are at least fifty or a hundred blanks to a prize. Every lover of books can name dozens of titles which, because they unlock his soul, because they open his eyes to reality, are for him the golden books. It matters not what evaluation is made of these by scholars and critics, by pundits and authorities: for the man who is touched to the quick by them, they are supreme. I really like how Miller puts it. The first thing to do is to make absolutely sure that you really do like reading. The thing is supposed to be, and often is, a pleasure: there is no possible reason why it should be elevated into a duty.
Socrates knew nothing really awful could happen to him if he kept his mind free of unwarranted opinions. True strength, throughout its spectrum, shows itself through unflustered gentleness and forbearance, since only such strength has nothing to fear. The con man succeeds by exploiting the greed of his marks and is often reluctantly admired because wit is on his side, as well as discipline. Similarly, when ill-formed or palpably false ideas make their way through the multitude, it is because the comforts they bring are so ardently desired. If you enjoy the opinions you possess, if they give you a glow, be suspicious. They may be possessing you.
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Quotidiana is an online anthology of "classical" essays, from antiquity to the early twentieth century. All essays and images are in the public domain. Commentaries are copyrighted, but may be used with proper attribution. Tomlinson Biography Essays by H. Tomlinson Bed-books and night-lights There are few books which go with midnight, solitude, and a candle. Binding a spell I felt instantly that for once it might be even more pleasant to entertain an audience than to be one of the crowd and bored.
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