|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| But I account the use that a man should seek of the publishing of his own writings before his death, to be but an untimely anticipation of that which is proper to follow a man, and not to go along with him.|
BaconAn Advertisement Touching a Holy War. Epistle Dedicatory.
| Yon second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures which he dispenses.|
Leigh HuntOn the Beneficence of Bookstalls.
| If I publish this poem for you, speaking as a trader, I shall be a considerable loser. Did I publish all I admire, out of sympathy with the author, I should be a ruined man.|
Bulwer-LyttonMy Novel. Bk. VI. Ch. XIV.
| If the bookseller happens to desire a privilege for his merchandize, whether he is selling Rabelais or the Fathers of the Church, the magistrate grants the privilege without answering for the contents of the book.|
VoltaireA Philosophical Dictionary. Books. Sec. 1.