Mark Twain & Henry Ward Beecher were friends & bibliophiles, “Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”

Henry Ward Beecher“Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”

 

Source:

Henry Ward Beecher, “Subtleties of Book Buyers” pg. 321 – 327, Books & Reading, Baker & Taylor Company, 1908

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  1. #1 by Vince on March 13, 2013 - 6:56 pm

    I think Beecher knew very well where else human nature could be so weak, due to his own empirical phenomenological studies in the area of human weakness. I think he could even have put a street address on the place.

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