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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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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. " If Some books are to be tasted, others swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...are to be read only in parts, others to be read but cursorily, and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. " If Histories make men...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...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...to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are lobe read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...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...to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. — Lord Bacon. IX Laws...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Robley Dunglison - Medicine - 1840
...read wilh equal care. Lord Bacon says, 'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are...some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.1 No rule is deeper laid in common sense than this. Whoever has run over, with an attentive...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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...talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some i You ask too much in order to obtain a moderate boon. The precept is exemplified in the following...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Medicine - 1840
...read with equal care. Lord Bacon says, 'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, bat not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' Ņo rule is...
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LECTURES ON MODERN HISTORY

WILLIAM SMYTH - 1841
...parts, that they are therefore read superficially. Some books (says my Lord Bacon), are to be tasted, some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. The same may be pretty generally said of the different portions of the same work. Much care and circumspection...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1841
...be profitable, must be something more than a mere " beggarly day-dreaming." " Read," says Bacon, " not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1841
...be profitable, must be something more than a mere " beggarly day-dreaming." " Read," says Bacon, " not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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The American Biblical Repository

Theology - 1841
...be profitable, must be something more than a mere " beggarly day-dreaming." " Read," says Bacon, " not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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