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" Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to... "
Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ... - Page 17
by G.W. Carleton & Co - 1878 - 340 pages
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and atter. tion. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...contradict and confute; nor to believe or take for granted'; nor to find matter merely for conversation'; but to weigh and consider'. Some books are to be tasted';...chewed and digested'; that is', some books are to be only glanced at'; others' . . are to be read', but not critically'; and some few' . . are to be read...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. ^Iratl not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are tobe tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 157

English essays - 1835
...others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read in some parts, others to be read but not curiously, and some...be read wholly, and with diligence, and attention ; some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others." If this was judicious...
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A Course of Legal Study: Addressed to Students and the Profession ..., Volume 1

David Hoffman - Law - 1836 - 880 pages
...body; for, as lord Bacon quaintly observes, 'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in part, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence, and...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute ; nor to believe and take for granted; norto find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

1838
...but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be digested ; that is, some books are to be read only...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. LORD BACON. HE that wants...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be digested ; that is, some books are to be read only...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. LORD BACON. HE that wants...
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