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Your borrowers of books — those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.

Charles Lamb (1775-1834) Welsh-English essayist
“The Two Races of Men,” Essays of Elia (1823)
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To be a book collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope-fiend with those of a miser.

Robertson Davies (1913-1995) Canadian author, editor, publisher
The Papers of Samuel Marchbanks (1985)
Added on 21-Jul-16 | Last updated 21-Jul-16
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