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Re: "There's more to the world than books you know, but not much more."

Posted by Smokey Stover on July 26, 2005

In Reply to: Re: "There's more to the world than books you know, but not much more." posted by David FG on July 26, 2005

: : : : Please tell me the meaning of this
: : : : "There's more to the world than books you know, but not much more."

: : : : Thanks
: : : : Archana

: : : I am looking foward to what Smokey Stover will post for this one!

: : In an indirect way it means that reading enriches our lives, develops the imagination and our intellect.

: : Reading is good for you, it enriches and makes one a better person.

: That books are not quite all-important in this life: there are other things out there. (They come very close, but one can't live entirely through literature.)

: OK, it's not Smokey Stover, but I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be...

: DFG

I think someone made a spelling error. It's V-I-C-T-O-R-I-A, not S-M-O-K-E-Y. She's better informed than Smokey, and better looking to boot. SS