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

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...discourse, but to weigh and consider. Йоте books arc to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and rved with their eyes fixed upon the stars ; but, ae...faces. l>nrh. Let me know fully, therefore, the effe Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849
...weigh and consider. Some books are tobe tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be che\\ed and digested : that is, some books are to be read...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. « Reading maketh a full man, conférence a ready man, and \vriting an exact man ; and, therefore,...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 4

Robert Kemp Philp
...wise men may not inappropriately be called to our aid, to conclude these few remarks. Lord Bacon says, "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." And George Withers : " For many books I caro...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 107

Questions and answers - 1903
...which does not perceptibly differ from a passage in one of Bacon's 'Essays.' The philosopher wrote: "Some books are to be read only in parts ; others...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." I am not sufficiently familiar with cryptograms to point out where this pregnant suggestion occurs...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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 should be only...
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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 120 pages
...contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh 20 and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books 25 also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be...
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The People's Medical Journal, and Family Physician, Issue 1512, Volume 1

1850
...treatment of consumption in our next. BOOKS. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...wholly, and with diligence and attention. — Bacon. PLEASURE is like the delicate flower, whose odour, if you inhale too much of it, loses all its charm....
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Desultoria: The Recovered Mss. of an Eccentric

Eccentric literature - 1850 - 220 pages
...possess one, I do not deny, inasmuch as " some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; . that is, some...to 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...J fSome books ire to ¥e tastedj "others to iiTswallowed, amTsome few to Ъе chewed and digested V port none, other than the general déficience, that...much of them is verity, and how much vanity. The and_wi(h diligence and attention. Some books also птцу be read by deputy, and extracta made of...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...contradict nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. " ' 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. " f Histories make men...
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