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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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The Banquet Book: A Classified Collection of Quotations Designed for General ...

Cuyler Reynolds - 1902 - 475 pages
...ornament, which he always mangles like a learned woman. CHESTERFIELD, Letters. September 27, 1749. Those works therefore are the most valuable, that...set our thinking faculties in the fullest operation. But these master-poets they will have their own absurd courses : they will be informed of nothing !...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
...knowledge is in books.— The true univer- " sity of these days is a collection of books. — Carlyle. Many — Cotton. He that loves not books before he comes to thirty years of age, will hardly love them enough...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
...no thought from those who read them, and fora very simple reason ; they made no such demand ii|xin 0 — Coiton. He that loves not l>ooks before he comes to thirty years of age, will hardly love them...
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In Praise of Books

2005 - 144 pages
...the most home-felt, the most heart-felt of all our enjoyments ! CHARLES C. COLICS, 1780-1832. Many books require no thought from those who read them,...set our thinking faculties in the fullest operation. DR. WILLIAM ELLIBY CHANMING, 1780-1842. No matter how poor I am ; no matter though the prosperous of...
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Sophia's Fire

Sango Mbella - 2005 - 292 pages
...often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times. -Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894) Many books require no thought from those who read them,...they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. -Charles Caleb Co/ton (1780 - 1832) Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always...
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In Praise of Books

2005 - 144 pages
...to the true believer an uninterrupted succession of halcyon days. CHARLES C. COLICS, 1780-1832. 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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Bare Facts and Naked Truths: A New Correspondence Theory of Truth

George Englebretsen - 2006 - 194 pages
...kind have no determinate prepositional depth and are thereby expressively vacuous. Conclusion Many books require no thought from those who read them,...they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. CC Colton Books are a load of crap. Philip Larkin There is nothing outside the text. Derrida The covers...
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