Adam Smith Quote

When we have read a book or poem so often that we can no longer find any amusement in reading it by ourselves, we can still take pleasure in reading it to a companion. To him it has all the graces of novelty.


The Theory of Moral Sentiments... To which is Added a Dissertation on the Origin of Languages. Fourth Edition (ed. 1774)

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When we have read a book or poem so often that we can no longer find any amusement in reading it by ourselves, we can still take pleasure in reading...

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When we have read a book or poem so often that we can no longer find any amusement in reading it by ourselves, we can still take pleasure in reading...

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When we have read a book or poem so often that we can no longer find any amusement in reading it by ourselves, we can still take pleasure in reading...

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When we have read a book or poem so often that we can no longer find any amusement in reading it by ourselves, we can still take pleasure in reading...