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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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1903 - 664 pages
...which does not perceptibly differ from a passage in one of Bacon's 'Essays.' The philosopher wrote: "Some books are to be read only in parts ; others...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." I am not sufficiently familiar with cryptograms to point out where this pregnant suggestion occurs...
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Desultoria: The Recovered Mss. of an Eccentric

Eccentric literature - 1850 - 230 pages
...possess one, I do not deny, inasmuch as " some books are to be 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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 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...read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that should be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sorts of books ; else distilled...
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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 130 pages
...and discourse, but to weigh 20 and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books 25 also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the...
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The People's Medical Journal, and Family Physician, Issue 1512, Volume 1

1850 - 694 pages
...treatment of consumption in our next. BOOKS. Some books 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. — Bacon. PLEASURE is like the delicate flower, whose odour, if you inhale too much of it, loses all...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850 - 710 pages
...to be chewed and digested : that is, some 3ooks are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, mt ay, where, if his corn sell well, he thinks he may...sensible of no calamity but the burning a stack of corn, зу others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort of books...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography - 1850 - 590 pages
...J fSome books ire to ¥e tastedj "others to iiTswallowed, amTsome few to Ъе chewed and digested V port none, other than the general déficience, that...much of them is verity, and how much vanity. The and_wi(h diligence and attention. Some books also птцу be read by deputy, and extracta made of...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 892 pages
...contradict nor to believe, but to weigh and consider. " ' Some books are to be tasted, others swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some...are to be read only in parts, others to be read but cursorily, and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. " f Histories make men...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 592 pages
...and discourse, bat to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to bo swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and without diligence and attention. Some books, also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them...
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The Illustrated London Reading Book

English language - 1851 - 278 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...others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to bt read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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