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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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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an account of the aids afforded to poor students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855
...transacting private business, and corresponding with friends and acquaintance.— Quintilian. 140. Bead not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in part; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - Scholarships - 1855 - 554 pages
...transacting private business, and corresponding with friends and acquaintance.—Quintilian. 140. Head not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...some few to, be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to. be read only in part; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly...
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education

1855
...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....to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, other to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books arc to be read only...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 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 ; 2 and some few to be read...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - History - 1993 - 409 pages
...his adherence is not servile and questionless. His injunctions in Of Studies (version of 1625) are: 'Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others are to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - History - 1993 - 409 pages
...perfect Nature, and are perfected by 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...
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Literacy Disorders: Holistic Diagnosis and Remediation

Ula C. Manzo, Anthony V. Manzo - Learning disabilities - 1993 - 578 pages
...scholar. . . . Read 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, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. . . . Reading maketh a full person; conference...
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Students Must Write: A Guide to Better Writing in Coursework and Examinations

Robert Barrass - Education - 1995 - 194 pages
...expressed themselves clearly and simply. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) in Of Studies, an essay, wrote: Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...to weigh and consider. . . . some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...men use them; for they teach not their own use;0 but that is a wisdom without them, and above them,0 won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.0 Some books are to...
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Grammatica elementare della lingua inglese: morfologia con temi, dialoghi ...

L. Piccoli Calvi - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 290 pages
...prefissi e suffissi, che si possono dividere:fishing-rod, un-necessary, hope-ful. Dictation OF STUDIES 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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