• You say often you wish a library; here I gif you one; for between these two lids (he meant covers) is many books in one. Read him well, and he will help you much; for the study of character in this book will help you to read it in the world, and paint it with your pen.

    Louisa May Alcott (2005). “Little Women ; Little Men ; Jo's Boys”, p.365, Library of America