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" 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. "
The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works - Page 498
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840 - 244 pages
...as much as I wanted and more than I expected." books are to he tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments and the meaner sort of books ; else distilled...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Robley Dunglison - Medicine - 1840 - 414 pages
...read wilh equal care. Lord Bacon says, 'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are...some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.1 No rule is deeper laid in common sense than this. Whoever has run over, with an attentive...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Medicine - 1840 - 416 pages
...read with equal care. Lord Bacon says, 'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, bat not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' o rule is...
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LECTURES ON MODERN HISTORY

WILLIAM SMYTH - 1841 - 480 pages
...parts, that they are therefore read superficially. Some books (says my Lord Bacon), are to be tasted, some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. The same may be pretty generally said of the different portions of the same work. Much care and circumspection...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 2

J. Fletcher - 1843 - 472 pages
...Simpkin, fyc. 1843. " Some books," says Lord Bacon, " are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." The present volume is one which may justly be said to belong to the first two classes of books. It...
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Maryland Medical and Surgical Journal: And Official Organ of the ..., Volume 2

1842 - 570 pages
...read with equal care. Lord Bacon says, 'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' No rule is deeper laid in common sense than this. Whoever has run over, with an attentive eye, and...
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The English Journal of Education, Volumes 8-9

Education - 1854 - 886 pages
...few to be chews' and digested ; that is, some books aru to be read only in parts ; others to be roL but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. - Bacon's Essay " Of Studies." the complete subjugation of the most warlike nation of Europe : it is...
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter Writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1844 - 142 pages
...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...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts of them made by others; but that should be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

American literature - 1855 - 602 pages
...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...be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiousry ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books, also, may...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 201

American periodicals - 1894 - 856 pages
...upon stndies, puts the matter clearly: '•SomQ 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 bo read but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." It is...
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