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" Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason ; — they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. Those works therefore are 'the most valuable, that set our thinking faculties in the fullest operation. For... "
The Youth's Magazine; Or, Evangelical Miscellany - Page 31
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Lacon: or, Many things in few words, Volume 2

Charles Caleb Colton - 1823
...of the lover, that lends ambition her ladder, and extracts the thorns from a crown. CCXLVIII. MANY books require no thought from those who read them,...made no such demand, upon those who wrote them. Those wofks there, fore are the most valuable, that set our thinking faculties in the fullest operation....
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Lacon; Or, Many Things in Few Words Addressed to Those who Think, Volumes 1-2

Charles Caleb Colton - 1825 - 253 pages
...of the lover, that lends ambition her ladder, and extracts the thorns from a crown. CCXLVIII. MANY books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason;—they made no such demand, upon those who wrote them. Those works therefore are the most valuable,...
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Lacon: Or Many Things in Few Words Addressed to Those who Think, Volume 2

Charles Caleb Colton - 1828
...of the lover, that lends, amhition her ladder, and extracts the thorns from a crown. CCXLVI1I. Many books require no thought from those who 'read them, and for a very simple reason ;_they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. Those works, therefore, •vre the most valuable...
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Lacon: Or, Many Things in Few Words: Addressed to Those who Think

Charles Caleb Colton - 1836 - 493 pages
...the ardour of the lover, that lends ambition her ladder, and extracts the thorns from a crown Many books require no thought from those who read them,...contained in the kernel, but which, Without such a stimulns, would neither have struck root downwards, nor borne fruit upwards, so it 'is with'the light...
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Lacon: Or, Many Things in Few Words : Addressed to Those who Think

Charles Caleb Colton - 1837 - 453 pages
...of the lover, that lends ambition her ladder, and extracts the thorns from a crown. CCXLVIII. MANY books require no thought from those who read them,...the fullest operation. For as the solar light calls fortli all the latent powers, and dormant principles of vegetation contained in the kernel, but which,...
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The Western Literary Messenger, Volume 10

1848
...thin£. should call into exercise the reasoning faculties. "Many books," says the author of Lacón, "require no thought from those who read them, and...vegetation contained in the kernel, but which, without tuch a tumulus, would neither have streck root downwards, nor borne fruit upward?, so it is with the...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 2

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
...beccabunga, and appears to have derived its name from the Flemish beck-pungen-mouth-smart. BOOKS. MANY books require no thought from those who read them, and for a simple reason — they make no demand upon those who wrote them. Plays and romances, says T. Browne,...
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Lacon, Or Many Things in Few Words: Addressed to Those who Think

Charles Caleb Colton - 1855 - 493 pages
...the ardour of the lover, tluit lends ambition her ladder, and extracts the thorns from a crown Many books require no thought from those who read them,...them. Those works therefore are the most valuable, thai set our thinking faculties in the fullest operation. For as the solar light calls forth all the...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 4; Volume 35

1855
...forgiveness, while she feels resentment and meditates revenge. 'Many books require no thought from those that read them, and for a very simple reason — they made no such demand upon those that wrote them. ' It is sometimes lamented that learning is becoming superficial by being made common....
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an account of the aids afforded to poor students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855
...master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.—John Milton. 457. Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason;—they made no such demand on those who wrote them. Those works therefore are the most valuable,...
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