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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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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - 1861 - 395 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 Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine

Bible Christians - 1863
...studies ; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them ; for they teach not their own use : that is n wisdom without them, and won by observation. Read...weigh and consider Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and pome few to be chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready...
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Literature, its rise, progress, fortunes and advantages, an address

Charles Spence (of Liverpool.) - 1863
...remembered. He says, '' Read not to believe, and take for granted, not 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 Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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 American Journal of Education, Volume 13

Henry Barnard - 1863
...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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Annales de Bretagne

1898
...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 svvallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. That is, some books are to be read only in...
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Literacy Disorders: Holistic Diagnosis and Remediation

Ula C. Manzo, Anthony V. Manzo - 1993 - 578 pages
...not to contradict or 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,...be chewed and digested. . . . Reading maketh a full person; conference a ready person; and writing an exact person. In contemporary language, one could...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - 1993 - 409 pages
...Experience... they teach not their own use, but that [? there] is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict nor to believe, but to weigh and consider...67 Of Studies' first part as said is unchanged in 1612 and repeats what was published in...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - 1993 - 409 pages
...provided in Of Studies (1597) cannot be omitted - though the essay has been extensively cited already. 'Read not to contradict, nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. '25 The injunction is repeated word for word in the version of the essay published in 1612. In the...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1999 - 216 pages
...they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. H Read not to contradict, nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. I[ Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. That...
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