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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan - Page 242
by Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838
...not to contradict and confute ; nor to believe and take for granted; norto 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 to be read only in...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

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 Saturday Magazine, Volumes 12-13

1838
...no explanation. 100 11 "89 11 7i u "67 _П "56 П. 23 ri Ď2 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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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 Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 458 pages
...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 lobe read only in...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - 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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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1841
...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." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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The American Biblical Repository

1841
...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." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1841
...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." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 315 pages
...twilight." " Crafty men contemn studies ; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them ; for they teach not their own 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...
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