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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; that is, some books are to... "
A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ... - Page 449
edited by - 1908 - 644 pages
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - 1828 - 300 pages
...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 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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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1828 - 356 pages
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 1

Laconics - 1829 - 392 pages
...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...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. — Lord Bacon. CCLXIIL true art of being agreeable, is to appear we" •« . . • pleased with all...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829 - 354 pages
...All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich. — Lavater. CCLXII. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. — Lord Bacon. ccLxm. pleased with all the company, and rather to seem well entertained with them,...
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The Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - 1829 - 738 pages
...different ways : Lord Bacon justly remarks, ' Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...be read only in parts, others to be read, but not cursorily, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' It has been found useful...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 5

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 436 pages
...Id. Some books are to be tasted, others to be twtKvnt, and some few to be chewed and digested ; tna is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously , and some few in be read wholly, with attention. Bacon. While the fierce monk does at his trial stand, He cheua revenge,...
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The London University Magazine, Volume 1

1829 - 434 pages
...from this invaluable Essay—"Some books," says Bacon, " 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 parts, others are to be read but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly * Bacon. and with diligence and attention...
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The Christian Ministry: With an Inquiry Into the Causes of Its Inefficiency ...

Charles Bridges - 1830 - 696 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...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts of them made by others. Reading maketh a full man...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

1830 - 263 pages
...and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be7 tasted; others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others tj be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some...
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The Christian Ministry: With an Inquiry Into the Causes of Its ..., Volume 1

Charles Bridges - 1831 - 336 pages
...ch. i. — ' Read not to contradict and refute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books...be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not cursorily ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be...
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