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Essays in Idleness

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Essays in Idleness by Agnes Repplier is a thought-provoking collection of essays that explore various aspects of human nature and society. The author's writing is witty, insightful, and beautifully crafted, making it a pleasure to read and contemplate.

Repplier covers a wide range of topics in her essays, from the complexities of human relationships to the importance of solitude and introspection. Her observations are astute and often poignant, shedding light on the nuances of everyday life in a way that is both relatable and enlightening.

One of the standout qualities of Essays in Idleness is Repplier's distinctive voice and perspective. She brings a unique blend of humor, wisdom, and compassion to her essays, making them not only intellectually stimulating but also emotionally resonant.

Overall, Essays in Idleness is a captivating and thought-provoking collection that is sure to leave readers pondering the complexities of the human experience long after they have finished reading. Agnes Repplier's keen insights and eloquent prose make this book a valuable addition to any reader's library.

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Agnes Repplier was a popular and highly regarded essayist of the late 19th and early 20th century, who was also well known on the lecture circuit. Her writings are witty, erudite, and engaging. The eight essays in this collection include an homage to her cat Aggripina and reflections on the beauty of words, as well as essays entitled "The Children's Poets," "The Praises of War," "Leisure," "Ennui," "Wit and Humor," and "Letters." - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi

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