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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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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 1

Education - 1848
...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 only be...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, 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. Some books also may be read by deputy, 01 extracts of them may be made by others ; but that should...
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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849
...weigh and consider. Some books are tobe tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be che\\ed and digested : that is, some books are to be read only...diligence and attention. « Reading maketh a full man, conférence a ready man, and \vriting an exact man ; and, therefore, if a man wite little, he had need...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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...some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attei. tion. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 107

Questions and answers - 1903
...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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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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 should be only...
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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 120 pages
...20 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 25 also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be...
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Desultoria: The Recovered Mss. of an Eccentric

Eccentric literature - 1850 - 220 pages
...deny, inasmuch as " 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...to 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...
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The People's Medical Journal, and Family Physician, Issue 1512, Volume 1

1850
...our next. BOOKS. 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. — Bacon. PLEASURE is like the delicate flower, whose odour, if you inhale too much of it, loses all...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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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