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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 Christian's Penny Magazine - Page 56
1832
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...studies ; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them: for they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation....some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...admire them, and wise men use them : for they teach not what is their own use, but what is wis-~ dom without them, and above them, won by observation....some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...men use them : for they teach not what is their own use, but what is wis•:;. dom without them, anB- above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict...some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...studies ; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them : for 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 take for grant, ed ; nor to find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books are...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them; for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation....some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...stndies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them ; for they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation....some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...studies, simple men admire them,- and wise men use them : for they teach not their own use, but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation....some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously , and some few to be read...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...studies; simple men admire them; and wise men use them: for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation....discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...studies ; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them : for they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation....some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...wisedome without them : and aboue them wonne »by observation. Read not to contradict, nor to be.ccue, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and disgcstcd. That is, some bookes arc to be read only...
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