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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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