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[141] greatly in these last one must forego much of society; to live a life of philanthropy one must often resign them all. The late President James Walker, of Harvard University, said, as the result of much observation, “Put it down as a rule that no really eminent lawyer ever reads a book” --for lack of time. And Elmsley, the Greek critic, when asked by Lady Eastlake why the Germans beat the English in scholarship, replied, “Because they never go out to tea.”

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