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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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Social and Political Morality

William Lovett - 1853 - 204 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." — BACON. " Bring -with thee the books."...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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 to be read only in...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 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 to be read only in...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - 1854 - 426 pages
...wise men learn by observation. Read not to contradict and refute, not to believe and take for granted, 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...
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Michigan Journal of Education and Teachers' Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1854
...not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, or 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 to be read only in...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...Essay, of Studie, is thus divided into sections or verses, and the rest are similarly segregated. " 1? Read not to contradict nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. " 1f Some books are to be tasted, others swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is,...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855 - 554 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 to. be read only...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer, Volume 5

1854
...QUESTION'S IN RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY, POLITICS, SOCIAL ECONOMY, ETC. "MAGXA EST VERITAS, ET " Read not to contradict, nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. Histories makeÓnen wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtile, natural philosophy deep, morals grave,...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34

1855
...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 swaltowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be rend only in...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis.

Robert Potts - 1855
...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 to be read only in...
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