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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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ... - Page 443
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 2

James Beattie - 1776 - 555 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,...
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Essays: On Poetry and Music, as They Affect the Mind; on Laughter, and ...

James Beattie - 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,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 405 pages
...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...
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Elements of Moral Science, Volume 1

James Beattie - 1790 - 688 pages
...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 - 258 pages
...to contradict and confute , nor to believe and take for granted , nor to find talk and 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 to be read only...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1803
...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 - 376 pages
...not to contradict and confute /nor to believe and take for granted , nor to find talk and discourse , but to weigh 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 ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805
...consider. Some bookes are 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 not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes also...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...consider. Some bookes are 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 not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes als6...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1805 - 394 pages
...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...
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