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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 Saturday Magazine ...

1838
...no explanation. 100 11 "89 11 7i u "67 _П "56 П. 23 ri Ï2 11 READ not to contradict and confute, 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 in parts, others...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...following tables resolve this problem, and require no explanation. READ not to contradict and confute, 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 in parts, others...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...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 chewed and digested; that is, some books are lobe read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and...
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The Ladies' Companion, Volumes 11-12

1839
...but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be «wallowed, and some few to be digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to bo read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. Reading...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...charge that makes the feast." — Isaac Walton. LIX. Soaks. — Read not to contradict and confute, 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 in parts ; others...
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Ladies Companion and Literary Expositor: A Monthly Magazine ..., Volumes 11-12

William W. Snowden, Lydia Howard Sigourney, Emma Catherine Embury - 1839
...the fire, Which pierced them «till with its triumphal ipirc." READ not to contradict and confute, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to i he swallowed, and some few to be digested ; that i», some books are to be read only in parís...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Robley Dunglison - Medicine - 1840
...read wilh equal care. 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, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.1 No rule is deeper laid in common sense than this. Whoever...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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...talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some i You ask too much in order to obtain a moderate boon. The precept is exemplified in the following...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Medicine - 1840
...read with equal care. 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 only in parts; others to be read, bat not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' Ño rule is...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...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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