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British Museum Reading Room - References in Art and Popular Culture
... The British Museum Reading Room has become iconic ... It is the subject of an eponymous poem, The British Museum Reading Room, by Louis MacNeice ... the action of David Lodge's 1965 novel The British Museum Is Falling Down takes place in the old Reading Room ...

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    Reading about ethics is about as likely to improve one’s behavior as reading about sports is to make one into an athlete.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    For with this desire of physical beauty mingled itself early the fear of death—the fear of death intensified by the desire of beauty.
    Walter Pater 1839–1894, British writer, educator. originally published in Macmillan’s Magazine (Aug. 1878)

    A rat eats, then leaves its droppings.
    Hawaiian saying no. 85, ‘lelo No’Eau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)