Education: Books

Books cheap and dear, in leather, in paper, in boards, beautiful books and ugly ones, books to keep or to throw away are loaded daily in increasing lots upon a great U. S. public. Guardians of these truck- loads of print are the nation's librarians. Some think their duty is to furnish useful knowledge to all. But is it? Have they not already ruined the high aristocracy of thought in vulgarizing education? Should not a large part of the people—the simple, kindly folk—be left in ignorance so that they may carry on the world's most...

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