Quotes by Elinor Loredan.
|“||How many? Do you think I count them like buttons or peas? A very, very great many. There are probably more books in every single room of this house then you will ever read - and some of them are so valuable that if you dared touch them I wouldn't hesitate to shoot you.||”|
|“||Believe it or not, I actually found a dried-up piece of salami used as a book mark in one of the latest books I bought, a wonderful nineteenth-century first edition.||”|
|“||Some of the most wonderful books ever printed were lost because some fool of a fishmonger tore out their pages to wrap his stinking fish in.||”|