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Letters to a Teacher
Samuel Pickering
Atlantic Monthly Press

Read slowly and mull. An idea or two may bubble
into indigestion. But if you pause, the bill
will subside. Don't bolt the book in a single
setting. Imitate the turtle who took a hundred
years to climb from one step to another.
Unfortunately, on the first day of the one
hundred and first year, the turtle stumbled
and, flipping over, rolled back down the step.
"Damn it to hell," he said, after righting
himself and shaking the dust off his shell.
"Grandma was right. Haste makes waste."

— Samuel Pickering
Letters to a Teacher


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