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You who so plod amid serious things that you feel it shame to give yourself up even for a few short moments to mirth and joyousness in the land of Fancy; you who think that life hath not to do with innocent laughter that can harm no one; these pages are not for you.
It doth make a man better,' quoth Robin Hood, 'to bear of those noble men so long ago. When one doth list to such tales, his soul doth say, 'put by thy poor little likings and seek to do likewise.' Truly, one may not do as nobly one's self, but in the striving one is better...
An I must drink sour ale, I must, but never have I yielded to a man before, and that without would or mark upon my body. Nor, when I bethink me, will I yield now.
He who jumps for the moon and gets it not leaps higher than he who stoops for a penny in the mud.
Art is the expression of those beauties and emotions that stir the human soul.
So passed the seasons then, so they pass now, and so they will pass in time to come, while we come and go like leaves of the tree that fall and are soon forgotten.
Project your mind into your subject until you actually live in it.
Will you come with me, sweet Reader? I thank you. Give me your hand.
When the flood cometh it sweepeth away grain as well as chaff.
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Science is not everything, but science is very beautiful.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
March 5, 1853
November 9, 1911
Howard Pyle was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.
The merry adventures of Robin Hood (1883)
Howard Pyle's Book Of Pirates
Otto of the Silver Hand (1888)
The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (1903)
Men of Iron (1891)
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