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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 Literary World - Page 108
1880
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...; 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 read by deputy, and extrafts made of them by others ; but that fiiould be only in the lefs...
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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...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 in...
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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...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 in...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some books are...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. IBID. READING raaketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and therefore,...
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The art of reading: containing a number of useful rules, exemplified by a ...

Daniel Staniford - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1817 - 240 pages
...swallowed; and some few are to be chewed digested i 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. 4. Some books also may be read by deputy, and eXtrtvcts made of them by others ; but that should be...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...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 books are...with diligence and attention. Some books also may he read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...and disgested : that is some bookes are to be read only in partes; others to be read but cursorily, and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. f Histories make men wise, poets wittie, the mathematicks subtle, natural! philosophic deepe : morall...
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The Selector, or Cornish magazine [afterw.] The Cornish magazine

1826
...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 books are...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Lord Bacon. ELEGIAC TRIBUTE TU THE v I.MI.KY ОГ TB* l, n B Mr. MATTHEW BROUGHAM. Farewell ! my...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...? Digested, concocted in the stomach, to range methodically. gested ; that is, some books are to he read only in parts ' others to be read, but not...with diligence and attention. Some books also may be rend by deputy, and extracts mode of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...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 books are...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Lord Bacon. ccLxm. pleased with all the company, and rather to seem well entertained with them,...
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