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He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He read more

He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.

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He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading.

He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading.

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He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no read more

He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.

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He was so fair that they called him the lady of Christ's College.

He was so fair that they called him the lady of Christ's College.

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He (Thomas Hobbes) walked much and contemplated, and he had in the head of his staff a pen and ink-horn, read more

He (Thomas Hobbes) walked much and contemplated, and he had in the head of his staff a pen and ink-horn, carried always a notebook in his pocket, and as soon as a thought darted, he presently entered it into his book, or otherwise he might perhaps ha

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