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" Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking makes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to cram ourselves with a great load of collections; unless we chew them over again, they will not... "
The District School Journal of the State of New York - Page 185
1843
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Posthumous Works

John Locke - Commonplace-books - 1706 - 336 pages
...the ruminating kind, and 'tis not enough to cram our felves with a great Joad of Collections, unlefs we chew them over again, they will not give us Strength and Nourimmenr. There are indeed in fome Writers vifible inftances of deep Thought, clofe and acute Reafoning,...
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THE WORKS OF JOHN LOCKE

J. JOHNSON - 1801
...Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge, it is thinking makes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to...again, they will not give us strength and nourishment. They are, indeed, in some writers visible instances of deep thoughts, close and acute reasoning, and...
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The conduct of the understanding

John Locke - 1801
...materials of knowledge, k is thinking jnakes what we read ours. We are of a ruminating •kind, nd it is not enough to cram ourselves with a great load...collections; unless we chew them over •again, they will Hot give us strength and nourish:* ifnettt. There are indeed in .some writers visible anstances'of...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the Conduct of ...

John Locke - 1801 - 308 pages
...Reading furnifhes the mind only with materials of knowledge ; it is thinking makes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to cram onrfelves with a great load of collections ; unlefs we chew tliem over again, thejr ^6^ Of the ConduR...
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An essay concerning human understanding; with Thoughts on the ..., Volume 3

John Locke - 1801
...furrriflaes the mind only with materials of knowledge ; it is thinking makes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to cram ourfelves with a great load of collections ; unlefs we chew them over again, they will not give us...
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The Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1802 - 162 pages
...Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge, it is thinking makes what ' wereadoursy We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to...again, they will not give us strength and nourishment. There are indeed in some writers visihle instances of deep thought, close and acute reasoning, and...
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Philosophical beauties selected from the works of John Locke

John Locke - 1802
...Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge, it is thinking iniikes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to...again, they will not give us strength and nourishment. There are indeed in some writers visible instances of deep thought, close and acute reasoning, and...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge, it is thinking makes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to...them over again, they will not give us strength and nourislw meut. There are, indeed, in some writers visible instances of deep thoughts, close and acute...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...materials of knowledge, it is thinking makes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kinfl, and: it1 is not enough to cram ourselves with a great load...again, they will not give us strength and nourishment. There are, indeed, in some writers visible insjiauces of deep thoughts, close and acute reasoning,...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge ; it is thinking makes what we read ours. We are of the ruminating kind, and it is not enough to...again, they will not give us strength, and nourishment. There are indeed in some writers visible instances of deep thoughts, close and acute reasoning, and...
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