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We are as liable to be corrupted by our books as by our companions.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754)
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We are as liable to be corrupted by our books as by our companions.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754)
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Daemon wrote:
We are as liable to be corrupted by our books as by our companions.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754)


Yeah. It's easy to do, isn't it? But why so damn easy?
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Context from: The complete works of Henry Fielding

A fragment of a Comment on Lord Bolingbroke's Essays

Sect. I.




Read more: http://archive.org/stream/completeworkshen16fiel#page/318/mode/2up




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