Stephen Leacock Quote

[The Compleat Angler] is acknowledged to be one of the world's books. Only the trouble is that the world doesn't read its books, it borrows a detective story instead.


The Boy I Left Behind Me (1947)

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[The Compleat Angler] is acknowledged to be one of the world's books. Only the trouble is that the world doesn't read its books, it borrows a...

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[The Compleat Angler] is acknowledged to be one of the world's books. Only the trouble is that the world doesn't read its books, it borrows a...

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[The Compleat Angler] is acknowledged to be one of the world's books. Only the trouble is that the world doesn't read its books, it borrows a...

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[The Compleat Angler] is acknowledged to be one of the world's books. Only the trouble is that the world doesn't read its books, it borrows a...