Treasure Maze Book

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    A self-denial, no less austere than the saint’s, is demanded of the scholar. He must worship truth, and forgo all things for that, and choose defeat and pain, so that his treasure in thought is thereby augmented.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue.
    HonorĂ© De Balzac (1799–1850)

    And she straiked me three times o’er her knee;
    She changed me again to my ain proper shape,
    And I nae mair maun toddle about the tree.
    —Unknown. Alison Gross. . .

    Oxford Book of Ballads, The. James Kinsley, ed. (1969)