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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... "
The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan - Page 242
by Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
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Consumption: its causes, prevention, and cure

Thomas Bartlett (M.D.) - 1855 - 172 pages
...tobercles.. ( 4. Tuberculous excavations. ITS CAUSES, PREVENTION, AND CURE. BT THOMAS BARTLETT, MD ( Read not to contradict, nor to believe; but to weigh and consider." LONDON: HIPPOLYTE BAILLIERE, 219 REGENT STREET ; AND 290 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, US 1855. PREFACE. THE...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
...of virtue or mischief. Essay 1. Of Studies. 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 man, and writing an exact man. Histories make men wise, poets witty ; the mathematics, subtle...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 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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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 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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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and Play ...

William Henry Smith - 1857 - 166 pages
...thus : — " Crafty men condemn studies ; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them : for they teach not their own use, that is a wisdom without...digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing a correct man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need of a great...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and Play ...

William Henry Smith - 1857 - 166 pages
...thus : — " Crafty men condemn 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 by observation. Bead not to contradict, nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 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.' It would have been well if Bacon had added...
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