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The Vaults and Treasure Chests

April 14, 2012


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Every reader has found charms by which to secure possession of a page that, by magic, becomes as if never read before, fresh and immaculate. Libraries are the vaults and treasure chests of these charms.

-Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night

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  1. April 14, 2012 2:33 pm

    I’m glad to be the guardian of one of those vaults and treasure chests! :) Great quote. It reminded me that I should read more Manguel. I’ve only read The Library at Night.

  2. April 24, 2012 12:39 am

    Hi Eva! I hope you’re doing well today. No need to reply, just letting you know I thought of you today. Love that quote above.

Thank you for commenting! For a long while, my health precluded me replying to everyone. Yet I missed the conversation, so I'm now making an effort to reply again. It might take a few days though, and there will be times when I simply can't. Regardless, I always read and value what you say.

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