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Saturday, August 02, 2008

The Felicity of Reading

The true felicity of a lover of books is the luxurious turning of page by page, the surrender, not meanly abject, but deliberate and cautious, with your wits about you, as you deliver yourself into the keeping of the book. This I call reading. --Edith Wharton, attributed

1 comment:

Renna said...

I love that quote! She really captured in words that delicious feeling you get when giving yourself in to a really good book! :-)