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Old Books are best! ..
What though the prints be not so bright,
The paper dark, the binding slight?
Our author, be he dull or sage,
Returning from a distant age
So lives again, we say of right:
Old Books are best.

~ Beverly Chew, “Old Books Are Best,” 1886

2 Comments

  1. That is one of the reasons I love going to the library. Sometimes I find an old volume and I wonder about all the people who enjoyed the book before me.

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