Legato con amore in un volume,
Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn
Is as the book of God before thee set,
Wherein to read his wondrous works, and learn
His seasons, hours, or days, or months, or years
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests and mines and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
– R.W. Emerson
A book is a garden…