Foot Shelf

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Harvard Classics
... Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, is a 51-volume anthology of classic works from world literature, compiled and edited by Harvard University president Charles W ... by spending 15 minutes a day reading from a collection of books that could fit on a five-foot shelf ... (Originally he had said a three-foot shelf.) The publisher P ...

Famous quotes containing the words shelf and/or foot:

    Give him the darkest inch your shelf allows,
    Hide him in lonely garrets, if you will,—
    But his hard, human pulse is throbbing still
    With the sure strength that fearless truth endows.
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)

    The idea was to prove at every foot of the way up that you were one of the elected and anointed ones who had the right stuff and could move higher and higher and even—ultimately, God willing, one day—that you might be able to join that special few at the very top, that elite who had the capacity to bring tears to men’s eyes, the very Brotherhood of the Right Stuff itself.
    Tom Wolfe (b. 1931)