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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, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...vvisedome without them : and aboue them wonne by observation. Read not to contradict, nor to be'eeue, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and disgested. That is, some bookes are to be read only...
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The Cornish Magazine, Issue 25

English essays - 1826
...of Maturity vices ; — happy are we if we can rid ourselves of both, before the period of Old Age. READ not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...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 ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...studies. cimple 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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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 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....and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and diJ$<iell souls, pursuits, furniture. How may some verbs...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...CCLXL All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich. — Lavater. ccLxn. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...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 wholly,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich. — Lavater. CCLXII. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...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 wholly,...
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A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and ..., Volume 2

Alexander Jamieson - Industrial arts - 1829
...use them. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to beliere and take for granted ; nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, bat not curiously ; and some few to he read wholly, and with...
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The Christian Ministry, with an Inquiry Into the Causes of Its Inefficiency ...

Rev. Charles BRIDGES - Pastoral theology - 1830 - 626 pages
...pracdom : — ' Read not to contradict and refute, nor to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books...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 English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 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. Read not to contradict and refute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider....
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...studies, simple men admire, 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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