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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 85
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 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...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...what is their own use, but what is wis•:;. dom without them, anB- above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute ; nor to believe and take for grant, ed ; nor to find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 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...to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...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...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may he read by deputy, and extracts...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 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...to be read, but not curiously , and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...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...discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 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...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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