My Favourite Books (Classic Reprint)


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Excerpt from My Favourite Books To read a book in bed is the next best thing to reading it aloud. In the hush of the night one can almost hear the melody of Sir Thomas Browne's sonorous prose, or the chime and music of the Faerie Queene. I do not call Thoreau a puny soul positively, but only comparatively. What I object to is his habit of thrusting his ego between us and the landscape. In the presence of the solemn woods and awful heavens any human soul is puny, and Thoreau shows a greedy eagerness to use the immensities ...

My Favourite Books (Classic Reprint) 2018, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781330665381

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