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" The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow, and the men who lend. To these two original diversities may be reduced all those impertinent classifications of Gothic and Celtic... "
The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts - Page 220
edited by - 1916 - 471 pages
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...Rochefoucauld on ANECDOTES, CONVERSATION; DULLNESS; Churchill on FANATICS; Emerson on HEROES Borrowing The human species, according to the best theory I...distinct races, the men who borrow, and the men who lend. Charles Lamb (1775-1834) English essayist, critic Do not be made a beggar by banqueting upon borrowing....
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...philosopher. Unpacking My Library (1 93 1 ; repr. in Illuminations, ĢI. by Hannah Arendt. 1968). 3 it as its proctors, and supposed to understand its wants and to provide for them. ... CHARLES LAMB (1775-1834), English essayist, crilic. Essays of ilia. -The Two Races of Men" (1 820-23)....
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Human Biodiversity: Genes, Race, and History

Jonathan M. Marks - Social Science - 2001 - 321 pages
...remarkably qualitatively similar in their detectable genetic composition. Genetics thus gives us a The human species, according to the best theory I...distinct races, the men who borrow, and the men who lend. — Charles Lamb deep insight into the hereditary differences distributed within the human species:...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...thou shall lie in wait for thine own life, and be talked on. APOCRYPHA, Ecclesiasticus, 18:33. posed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend. CHARLES LAMB, (1775-1834) British essayist, critic. Essays of Elia, "The Two Races of Men" (1820-1...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...'Quakers' Meeting' The uncommunicating muteness of fishes. 5941 Essays o/E/ia 'The Two Races of Men' ctlons on th 5942 Essays nf lilia 'The Two Races of Men' Your borrowers of books - those mutilators of collections,...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 400 pages
...'Quakers' Meeting' The uncommunicating muteness of fishes. 2382 Essays ofElia 'The Two Races of Men' The human species, according to the best theory I...distinct races, the men who borrow, and the men who lend. 2383 Essays ofElia 'The Two Races of Men' Your borrowers of books - those nuitilators of collections,...
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Poisoning the Minds of the Lower Orders

Don Herzog - History - 2000 - 560 pages
...contempt? Or take a characteristically arch comment from Charles Lamb. Finally, he insisted, there were "two distinct races, the men who borrow, and the men who lend." All the other races — white, black, red, Gothic, Celtic, you name it — finally reduced to these...
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The Friendly Banker

Richard Baughman - Business & Economics - 1999 - 237 pages
...how to assess your own ability to pay before you see your lender. -7How To SelfQualify for a Mortgage "The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed or two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend. " — Charles Lamb, Essays ofElia....
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Reference - 2000 - 218 pages
...must put up many affronts if he loves his own quiet. William Penn, Some Fruits of Solitude (1693) u The human species, according to the best theory I...distinct races, the men who borrow, and the men who lend. Charles Lamb, Essays of Elia ( 1 823) H The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending,...
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The Equation that Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the ...

Mario Livio - Mathematics - 2005 - 368 pages
...self-revealing observations of life, had a rather strong opinion on some such book "rearrangements." He writes, "The human species, according to the best theory I...distinct races, the men who borrow, and the men who lend. . . . Your borrowers of books — those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves,...
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