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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 Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...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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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. ^Iratl not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...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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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are tobe tasted, others to be swallowed, and c ǡ read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 157-158

Early English newspapers - 1835
...1835. y PREFACE. LORD Bacon says— " Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read in some parts, others to be read but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 157

English essays - 1835
...others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read in some parts, others 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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A Course of Legal Study: Addressed to Students and the Profession ..., Volume 1

David Hoffman - Law - 1836 - 880 pages
...body; for, as lord Bacon quaintly observes, '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 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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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...use : that is a wisdom without them, and won by observation. Read not to contradict, nor to believe, but to weigh 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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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute ; nor to believe and take for granted; norto 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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

1838
...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, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. " If 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. " If Histories make men...
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