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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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The Interpretation of the Bible

Bible - 1844 - 132 pages
...meditation. Some books, says Lord Bacon, are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not with much curiosity, and some few to be read wholly, with diligence, attention and profound thought....
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The Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science

1844 - 1128 pages
...THE CHOICE OF BOOKS. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be - *td and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be '< but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and •blion. Some books...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 404 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 would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort of books ; else distilled...
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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1845 - 252 pages
...granted, or to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be read only in part; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. 7. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others: but that should be in...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19

Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 852 pages
...flashes Suck all the moisture up, then turn to ashes. Carew. Лп Elegy upon the Death of Dr. Donne. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely in the lesse important arguments, and the meaner sort of books : else distilled...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 20

1846 - 534 pages
...them, and above them, won by observation. 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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English Grammar: Style, Rhetoric, and Poetry ; to which are Added ...

Richard Hiley - English language - 1846 - 330 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 would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort of books; else distilled...
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Bacon: His Writings and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 226 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...to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore if a man...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2; Volumes 15-16

Great Britain - 1846 - 502 pages
...map brought together into in small compass of "s-* more than such a mere imi Essay Bacon has said, chewed and digested : that is, some books are to be...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' This must be understood, from the title and whole strain of the essay, to be addressed to students—...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Civilization - 1846 - 506 pages
...to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed No. 31. [KNIGHT'S PENNY MAGAZINE.] Q and digested : that is, some books are to be read...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' This must be understood, from the title and whole strain of the essay, to be addressed to students—...
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