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The Essays and Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon

The Essays and Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon

by Sir Francis Bacon
     
 
From the essay "Of Study": "Some books 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 to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." According to Wikipedia: "Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban KC QC (22 January 1561

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From the essay "Of Study": "Some books 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 to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." According to Wikipedia: "Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban KC QC (22 January 1561 - 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. He is also known as a catalyst of the scientific revolution. His most celebrated works include The New Atlantis. Bacon was knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and Viscount St Alban in 1621..."

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ISBN-13:
2940000739235
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
09/01/2009
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File size:
379 KB

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