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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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...much out of his reputation. . . . The Fiftieth is entitled " Of Studies ;'"here is part of it :— Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be retd wholly, and with diligence and attention Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 20

1846
...them, and above them, won by observation. Some books are to be 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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Knight's Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2; Volumes 15-16

1846
...map brought together into in small compass of "s-* more than such a mere imi Essay Bacon has said, chewed and digested : that is, some books are to be...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' This must be understood, from the title and whole strain of the essay, to be addressed to students—...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Issue 1

Civilization
...to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed No. 31. [KNIGHT'S PENNY MAGAZINE.] Q and digested : that is, some books are to be read...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' This must be understood, from the title and whole strain of the essay, to be addressed to students—...
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The London University Calendar

London univ - 1846
...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...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846
...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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. fear nor wish my fate, But boldly say each night,...have liv'd to-day. * Johnson's ' Ufe of Cowley.' to be swallowed, and юте few to be chewed and digested : that is, some books are to be read only...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 11

1848
...discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." * We suppose the Courts of law, held in Westminster Hall, are meant. ED. t Rev. Geo. Gilfillan, in"...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...wise men learn by observation. Read not to contradict and refute, not to believe and take for granted, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted,...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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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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 attei. tion. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that...
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