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Re: [BKARTS] bookish quotes



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Robert Southey said  ".....if you would be pungent, be brief, for it is with
words as with sunbeams...the more they are condensed the deeper they burn..."

John Cutrone wrote:

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> Hello LetPressers & BookArtsers:
>
> Red Wagon's in a bit of a quagmire. We've got the Fontaneda Society--a
> gathering of folks who, it would seem, like books an awful lot--coming to
> visit Red Wagon Bookworks on Thursday the 18th of April, and we figured
> we'd print a nice letterpress broadside for them for the occasion. Nothing
> fancy, just a quick, humorous little quote or verse about books, reading,
> writers... something along those lines, with a nice linoleum cut. Problem
> is, we've been searching through books for days and nights now, and still
> don't have a quote we really like. (Although I am rather fond of the
> Groucho Marx quote about reading inside of a dog, but it's been used an
> awful lot, hasn't it?) Meanwhile, the clock is ticking away the hours.
>
> So, I thought I'd put the question to you all. If you have a favorite quote
> or short verse about books, or about printing, or perhaps about machines
> (since their visit involves the presses, as well), or about reading or
> writing, maybe you'd like to share it with a desperate printer? Probably
> would be best to reply off-list: <mail@redwagonpress.com>. If we choose
> your quote, we'll happily send you a few of the broadsides with our good
> wishes, for your trouble.
>
> Thank you kindly,
> John
>
> for John Cutrone & Seth Thompson, proprietors
> Red Wagon Bookworks
> Lake Worth, Florida
> http://www.redwagonbookworks.com
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