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 Post subject: Makes sense to me
PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:59 am 
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"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."

- Desiderius Erasmus

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 Post subject: Re: Makes sense to me
PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:01 pm 
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Vincenzo wrote:
"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."

- Desiderius Erasmus



One of the quotes in my collection, to be done in calligraphy and hung in the library.

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 Post subject: Re: Makes sense to me
PostPosted: Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:12 am 
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GKC wrote:
Vincenzo wrote:
"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."

- Desiderius Erasmus



One of the quotes in my collection, to be done in calligraphy and hung in the library.

GKC


But of course! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Makes sense to me
PostPosted: Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:52 am 
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Vincenzo wrote:
GKC wrote:
Vincenzo wrote:
"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."

- Desiderius Erasmus



One of the quotes in my collection, to be done in calligraphy and hung in the library.

GKC


But of course! :)



Among those already hanging:

"There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away"

Emily Dickinson

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 Post subject: Re: Makes sense to me
PostPosted: Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:53 am 
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GKC wrote:
Vincenzo wrote:
GKC wrote:
Vincenzo wrote:
"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."

- Desiderius Erasmus



One of the quotes in my collection, to be done in calligraphy and hung in the library.

GKC


But of course! :)



Among those already hanging:

"There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away"

Emily Dickinson


:thumbsup:

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 Post subject: Re: Makes sense to me
PostPosted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 8:00 pm 
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GKC wrote:
Among those already hanging:

"There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away"

Emily Dickinson

I'm sure the original source looked like this:

There is no frigate - like a book -
To take us - lands away

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 Post subject: Re: Makes sense to me
PostPosted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:46 pm 
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Bagheera wrote:
GKC wrote:
Among those already hanging:

"There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away"

Emily Dickinson

I'm sure the original source looked like this:

There is no frigate - like a book -
To take us - lands away



It's been so long since I spoke with her, I've forgotten.


Also on the wall:

Though that I konne but lyte
on bokes for me to rede,
I me delyte.

Chaucer
The Legend of Good Women, Prologue

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