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" Read 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 to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to... "
A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ... - Page 449
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Essays of British Essayists; Including Biographical and Critical Studies

Chaunc Starkweather - 2006 - 436 pages
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Rising in the World, Or Architects of Fate

Orison Swett Marden - 2006 - 552 pages
...more valuable than the axe. Bacon says : " 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 1 others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention....
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From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry A. Beers - 2007 - 300 pages
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

W. H. D. Rouse - 2007 - 252 pages
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1 + 1 = 1: The Greatest Equation Ever Written

E. Dale Dickson - 2007 - 165 pages
...use them. Read not to contradict and confute; not to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books...others to be read but not curiously; and some few are to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready...
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Democracy, and Other Addresses

James Russell Lowell - 2007 - 268 pages
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The City

Kathryn Hinds - 2008 - 80 pages
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Teen Success!: Ideas to Move Your Mind

Beatrice J. Elye - 2007 - 225 pages
...experiences. Teen Success! Words of Wisdom Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. — Francis Bacon Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes...
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Building a Culture of Literacy Month-by-month

Hilarie Davis - 2008 - 211 pages
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The Athlete's Way: Sweat and the Biology of Bliss

Christopher Bergland - 2007 - 353 pages
...OSTRICH APPROACH: READ AND DIGEST FOOD LABELS Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. SIR FRANCIS BACON I always get a sweet tooth after biking in the cold. There is nothing better than...
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