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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 Living Age ..., Volume 201

1894
...upon stndies, puts the matter clearly: '•SomQ 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 parts, others to bo read but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." It is...
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The Interpretation of the Bible

Bible - 1844 - 124 pages
...meditation. Some books, says Lord Bacon, 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 to be read, but not with much curiosity, and some few to be read wholly, with diligence, attention and profound thought....
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The Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science

1844
...THE CHOICE OF BOOKS. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be - *td and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be '< but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and •blion. Some books...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...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...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...use : that is a wisdom without them, and won hy 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...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1845 - 240 pages
...experience. 6. Read not to contradict and refute, or to believe and take for granted, or to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. 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...
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English Grammar: Style, Rhetoric, and Poetry ; to which are Added ...

Richard Hiley - English language - 1846 - 271 pages
...teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, and 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 made...
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The London University Calendar

London univ - 1846
...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 digested. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 20

1846
...them, and above them, won by observation. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested — that is, some...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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