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Brittany (France) - 1898 - 788 pages
...distilled books are, like common distilled walers, flashy things. Reading makelh a full man; conférence a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And, therefore, if a man write little, he had need hâve a gréai memory; if he confer little, he had need hâve a présent wit; and if he read Utile,...