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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. "
Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising - Page 327
by William J. Simmons, Henry McNeal Turner - 1887 - 1138 pages
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Elements of Moral Science, Volume 1

James Beattie - Ethics - 1807
...Latin, and English, that deserve to be studied in this accurate manner. For, as Bacon well observes, * some books are to be read only in parts ; others '...not curiously ; and some few to * be read wholly, with diligence and attention.' There is much good sense in the following aphorism of the same great...
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The speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...and ,, consider. ' ; Some'.books are to'be tasted, others to be swal:iowed, and some few to be chewed and digested;; that is, some .books are to be read...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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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...weigji 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...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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Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 6

James Beattie - Classical education - 1809
...swallowed, and some " few to be chewed and digested?" that is, as the noble author explains it, " That some are to be " read only in parts; others to be read,...but not " curiously; and some few to be read wholly " with deligence and attention?" a rule, which, if duly attended to, would greatly promote the advancement...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1811 - 408 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...curiously; and some few to be read wholly ; and with r diligenc.e and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others;...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...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 to be read...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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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 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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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...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...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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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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A course of legal study: respectfully addressed to the students of law in ...

David Hoffman - Law - 1817 - 383 pages
...quaintly observes, "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 part, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and...
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