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CATALOGUE OF BOOKS,

THE PROPERTY

OF THE

AUTHOR OF THE COMMERCIAL DICTIONARY.

John Ramsay M° Eullich

Desunt multa.

Alii quidem fœminas amant, alii equos, alii aves, alii feras; mihi vero a puerulo
mirum acquirendi et possidendi libros insedit desiderium.
JUL. IMP.

Multa petentibus
HOR.

LONDON.

MDCCCLVI.

24670

B1653.5

HARVARD

MAR 26 1895

LIBRARY

Wolcott fund.

COLL

** Practically there is but little difference between borrowing and stealing books. The thief looks upon those which he has purloined as his property, and never once thinks of restoring them to their rightful owner; and the borrower, though he may sometimes, perhaps, have that intention, very rarely carries it into effect. The latter, however, is by far the more dangerous of the two; it being infinitely less difficult to defend oneself against petty larceny, than against the solicitations of a friend begging for the loan of a book.-ANON.

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