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The American Medical Intelligencer, Volume 3

1840
...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 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...
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LECTURES ON MODERN HISTORY

WILLIAM SMYTH - 1841
...parts, that 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...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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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1841
...be profitable, must be something more than a mere " beggarly day-dreaming." " Read," says Bacon, " not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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The American Biblical Repository

1841
...be profitable, must be something more than a mere " beggarly day-dreaming." " Read," says Bacon, " not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1841
...be profitable, must be something more than a mere " beggarly day-dreaming." " Read," says Bacon, " not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." It might be added, many are not to be read...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 2

J. Fletcher - 1843
...Simpkin, 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...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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Maryland Medical and Surgical Journal: And Official Organ of the ..., Volume 2

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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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1844 - 142 pages
...not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Head — not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts of them made by others; but that should be only...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...they teach not their own use : but that is a wisdom without them and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiousry ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books, also, may...
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The Medals of Creation: Or, First Lessons in Geology, and in the ..., Volume 1

Gideon Algernon Mantell - 1844 - 1016 pages
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