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“Then he asked her to read to him aloud, that he might hear how she enunciated her words.  The book he gave her was an early copy of Addison, the page a pale yellow, the type old-font, the edges rough, but where in a trim modern volume will you find language like his and ideas set forth with such transparent lucidity?  How easy to write like that! – so simple, merely a letter to an intimate friend; but try!”

                                                                           – from Amaryllis At the Fair by Richard Jefferies