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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... "
Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ... - Página 17
por G.W. Carleton & Co - 1878 - 340 páginas
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 258 páginas
...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..., some books are to be read only in parts ; others io be read , but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention....
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...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 tobe chewed and digested? that is , some books are to be read only in...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volumen3

Nathan Drake - 1805
...to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some bookes are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volumen2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some bookes are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely...
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Elements of Moral Science, Volumen1

James Beattie - 1807 - 408 páginas
...Latin, and English, that deserve to be studied in this accurate manner. For, as Bacon well observes, * some books are to be read only in parts ; others '...not curiously ; and some few to * be read wholly, with diligence and attention.' There is much good sense in the following aphorism of the same great...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 400 páginas
...discourse, but.to weigh and ,, consider. ' ; Some'.books are to'be tasted, others to be swal:iowed, and some few to be chewed and digested;; that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that should be only...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809
...contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigji and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volumen6

James Beattie - 1809
...swallowed, and some " few to be chewed and digested?" that is, as the noble author explains it, " That some are to be " read only in parts; others to be read,...but not " curiously; and some few to be read wholly " with deligence and attention?" a rule, which, if duly attended to, would greatly promote the advancement...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 páginas
...teach not what is their own use, but what is wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...curiously; and some few to be read wholly ; and with r diligenc.e and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others;...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 páginas
...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...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others; but that would be only...
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