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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 London University Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1829
...from this invaluable Essay—"Some books," says Bacon, " are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others are to be read but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly * Bacon. and with diligence and attention...
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A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and ..., Volume 2

Alexander Jamieson - Industrial arts - 1829
...use them. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to beliere and take for granted ; nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, bat not curiously ; and some few to he read wholly, and with...
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The Christian Ministry, with an Inquiry Into the Causes of Its Inefficiency ...

Rev. Charles BRIDGES - Pastoral theology - 1830 - 626 pages
...pracdom : — ' Read not to contradict and refute, nor to believe and take for granted, not 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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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be7 tasted; others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others tj be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some...
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Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - Christian life - 1830 - 362 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 books are to be only read in parts, others to be read, but not cursorily, and some few to be read wholly, and with...
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The Christian Ministry: With an Inquiry Into the Causes of Its ..., Volume 1

Charles Bridges - Clergy - 1831
...ch. i. — ' Read not to contradict and refute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books...be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not cursorily ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issues 1-82

Christianity - 1832
...they teach not their own use ; but that ia a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some hooks are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...to weigh and consider. 4. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few •:.> be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to...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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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 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 atter. tion. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...contradict and confute; nor to believe or take for granted'; nor to find matter merely for conversation'; but to weigh and consider'. Some books are to be tasted';...chewed and digested'; that is', some books are to be only glanced at'; others' . . are to be read', but not critically'; and some few' . . are to be read...
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