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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 51
by John Timbs - 1829
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 2

James Beattie - Truth - 1776
...and fome few to be " chewed and digefted ?" that is, as the Noble author explains it, " That fome are to " be read only in parts ; others to be read, " but not curioufly ; and fome few to be *' read wholly with diligence and attention ?" a rule, which, if...
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Essays: on Poetry and Music, as They Affect the Mind: On Laughter, and ...

James Beattie - Classical education - 1779 - 515 pages
...** and fome few to be chewed and digefted ?" that is, as the Noble author explains it, " That fome " are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, " but not curioufly ; and fome few to be read " wholly with diligence and attention ?" a rule, which, if...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...books are to be tafted, others to be fwallowed, and fome few to be chewed and digefted ; that is, fome books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but not curioufly ; and fome few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books alfo may be...
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Elements of moral science, Volume 1

James Beattie - Ethics - 1790
...Greek, Latin, and iV that deferve to be ftudied in this manner. For, as Bacon well obferve$, " fome books are to be read only " in parts ; others to be read, but not cu** rioufly | and fome few to be read whol" ly, with diligence and attention." There is much good...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...teach not their own use , but that is a wisdom without them , and above them , won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute , nor to believe..., some books are to be read only in parts ; others io be read , but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention....
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1803
...confider. Some Books are to be tailed, others to be fwallowed, and Come few to be digefted ; that is, fome Books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curioufly ; and fome few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a lull...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...teach not their own use , but that is a wisdom without them , and above them , won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute /nor to believe...and consider^,, Some books are to be tasted , others to be swallowed, and some few tobe chewed and digested? that is , some books are to be read only in...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some bookes are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely...
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Essays biographical, critical, and historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Literary Criticism - 1805
...to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some bookes are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 396 pages
...are to be tailed, others to be f wallowed, and forae few to be chewed and digefted : that is, fome books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curioufly; and fome few tu be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books alfo may be...
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