Quotable #27: Reading & Perusing

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In reading some books we occupy ourselves chiefly with the thoughts of the author; in perusing others, exclusively with our own.

— Edgar Allan Poe, Marginalia, 1845

About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkMLaw and Facebook. My email is learnfunfacts@gmail.com
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7 Responses to Quotable #27: Reading & Perusing

  1. Beautiful quote: so true!

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  2. Andrea says:

    I watched a series on Netflix about Poe. I started reading a bit more about him. He is quite deep and dark!

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  3. dolcevita35 says:

    We see things in different perspectives and wild imagination… : )

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  4. The reason for Writing is to express rehashed original thoughts.

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