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"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." — Groucho Marx
"There is a temperate zone in the mind, between luxurious indolence and exacting work; and it is to this region, just between laziness and labor, that summer reading belongs." - Henry Ward Beecher
In the click-through piece from "Velvet & Linen," the blogger posts about "sabine adamson antiques, carmel by the sea..." and each photo is better than the last. She says of this: "I can visualize a 19th century French woman using this ink set to write correspondence to her family and friends." -- I love it even more because it's in front of those gorgeously aged books!