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Questions related to the English philosopher, statesman, scientist, and author Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626) and his works.

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Why are my answers wrong for this Bacon passage about reading and writing?

Here is the passage being analysed, from Francis Bacon's essay "Of Studies": Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh ...