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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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be digested ; that is, some books are to be read only...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. LORD BACON. HE that wants...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, and a Portrait, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read but cursorily, and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. " U Histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtle, natural philosophy deep, moral grave,...
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The pocket lacon: comprising nearly one thousand extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be digested; that is, some books are to be read only...to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. — Lord Bacon. IX Laws...
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The Ladies' Companion, Volumes 11-12

Art - 1839
...«wallowed, and some few to be 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. Reading mnUeih a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man — Lord Bacon. 24 THE...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Robley Dunglison - Medicine - 1840
...read wilh equal 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...some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.1 No rule is deeper laid in common sense than this. Whoever has run over, with an attentive...
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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

Robley Dunglison - Medicine - 1840
...to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, bat not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.' Ño rule is deeper laid in common sense than this. Whoever has run over, with an attentive eye and...
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LECTURES ON MODERN HISTORY

WILLIAM SMYTH - 1841
...they are 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...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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Maryland Medical and Surgical Journal: And Official Organ of the ..., Volume 2

Medical - 1842
...read with equal 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...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 Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher).

J. Fletcher - 1843
...fyc. 1843. " Some 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...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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The English journal of education, ed. by G. Moody

George Moody - 1854
...few to be chews' and digested ; that is, some books aru to be read only in parts ; others to be ro»L 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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