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From the first day I met her, she was the only woman to me. Every day of that voyage I loved her more, and many a time since have I kneeled down in the darkness of the night watch and kissed the deck of that ship because I knew her dear feet had trod it. She was never engaged to me. She treated me as fairly as ever a woman treated a man. I have no complaint to make. It was all love on my side, and all good comradeship and friendship on hers. When we parted she was a free woman, but I could never again be a free man.

Her home is the burrow of a bibliophile hobbit -– low-ceilinged, close-walled, and brimming over with books.

Bibliophile    Books    Hobbit    Homes

Successful teaching is not head-to-head; it is heart-to-heart.

Education    Homes    Homeschool    Homeschooling    Mom    Mother    Parenting    School

We owe it to the fields that our houses will not be the inferiors of the virgin land they have replaced. We owe it to the worms and the trees that the building we cover them with will stand as promises of the highest and most intelligent kinds of happiness.

Architecture    Homes    Houses    Land    Nature

Strong nations are built on SOLID HOMES not big houses


Una casa senza libreria è una casa senza dignità, — ha qualcosa della locanda, — è come una città senza librai, — un villaggio senza scuole, — una lettera senza ortografia."
("A house without a library in it is without dignity, like a motel, or a city with no bookstores, a town without a school, or a misspelled letter.")
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