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The Holy Word

August 27, 2011

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“It was far more than an air,” said Dolly solemnly. “The floor sounds covered with books. Charles sent me to know what is to be done, for he feels certain you don’t know.”
“Books!” cried Margaret, moved by the holy word. “Dolly, are you serious? Has she been touching our books?”

Howards End by E.M. Forster

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  1. August 27, 2011 9:54 am

    I want to walk up and take a book off of that shelf. The picture is so tempting.

    • September 1, 2011 1:18 pm

      Isn’t it great?! If you go to the source, it’s labelled too. :D

  2. August 27, 2011 11:50 am

    Ok, I love both the picture and the quote, here. Lovely!

  3. August 27, 2011 1:57 pm

    Love the quote (which makes me wonder if I should reread Howards End soon) but, even more, adore the photo.

  4. August 28, 2011 1:23 am

    I’m reading Howard’s End right now and was about to put it down (I’m about 40 pages in) but this quote makes me want to keep going. Thanks!
    (I’m glad you’re feeling better. I hope it keeps up!)

  5. August 29, 2011 6:23 am

    I always love looking at other people’s shelves!

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