William Dean Howells Quotes

The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all.
William Dean Howells (1837-1920), U.S. novelist, critic. Letter, April 6, 1903, to editor Charles Eliot Norton.
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Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
William Dean Howells (1837-1920), U.S. novelist, critic. Attributed.
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