CM Quote on Shakespeare

And Shakespeare? He, indeed, is not to be classed, and timed, and treated as one among others, –he, who might well be the daily bread of the intellectual life; Shakespeare is not to be studied in a year; he is to be read continuously throughout life, from ten years old and onwards. But a child of ten cannot understand Shakespeare. No; but can a man of fifty? Is not our great poet rather an ample feast of which every one takes according to his needs, and leaves what he has not stomach for?

Vol. 5 Formation of Character, pg 226, by Charlotte Mason 
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