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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... "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 85
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...tiiul talk ami bat to weigh and consider. Some bm>b •re to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curkxuly ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...vvisedome without them : and aboue them wonne by observation. Read not to contradict, nor to be'eeue, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and disgested. That is, some bookes are to be read only...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...wisedome without them : and aboue them wonne »by observation. Read not to contradict, nor to be.ccue, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and disgcstcd. That is, some bookes arc to be read only...
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The Cornish Magazine, Issue 25

English essays - 1826
...of Maturity vices ; — happy are we if we can rid ourselves of both, before the period of Old Age. 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. — Lord Bacon. ELEGIAC TRIBUTE TU THE v I.MI.KY ОГ...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 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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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 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...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and diJ$<iell souls, pursuits, furniture. How may some verbs...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich. — Lavater. CCLXII. 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. — Lord Bacon. ccLxm. pleased with all the company,...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 1

Laconics - 1829
...CCLXL All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich. — Lavater. ccLxn. 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. — Lord Bacon. CCLXIIL true art of being agreeable,...
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The Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - Christian education - 1829 - 635 pages
...different ways : Lord Bacon justly remarks, ' Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...be read only in parts, others to be read, but not cursorily, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' It has been found useful...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 5, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...Id. Some books are to be tasted, others to be twtKvnt, and some few to be chewed and digested ; tna is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously , and some few in be read wholly, with attention. Bacon. While the fierce monk does at his trial stand, He cheua revenge,...
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