The Note-Books of Samuel Butler (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Note-Books of Samuel Butler Butler achieved for himself and the one which these Note Books SO fully and singularly exemplify. There is a kind of man whose sensations come at the dou ble, who must take them down as they fly by or lose them eternally. Butler's note-books were not kept for such a purpose. It was not his senses that were imperious for a scribe: it was his ruminations, his ideas. He was painter and musician as well as writer, and he was writer in the most general interpretation, but his ...

The Note-Books of Samuel Butler (Classic Reprint) 2017, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781440089695

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