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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 Saturday Magazine - Page 32
1838
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LECTURES ON MODERN HISTORY

WILLIAM SMYTH - 1841
...therefore read superficially. Some books (says my Lord Bacon), are to be tasted, some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only...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
...books," says Lord Bacon, " 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...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
...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...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
...few to be chews' and digested ; that is, some books aru to be read only in parts ; others to be roğL 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 - Digital images - 1844 - 120 pages
...and consider. 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...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts of them made by others; but that should be only...
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The Interpretation of the Bible

Bible - 1844 - 124 pages
...subject of constant and earnest meditation. Some books, says Lord Bacon, are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be digested ; that is,...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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...weigh and consider. 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 curiousry ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books, also, may...
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The Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science

1844
...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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The Living Age ..., Volume 201

1894
...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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...weigh and consider. 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...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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