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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ... - Page 449
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The Ladies' Companion, Volumes 12-13

1839
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The Living Age, Volume 201

1894
...upon stndies, puts the matter clearly: '•SomQ 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 bo read but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." It is...
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The Interpretation of the Bible

1844 - 124 pages
...meditation. Some books, says Lord Bacon, are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not with much curiosity, and some few to be read wholly, with diligence, attention and profound thought....
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The Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science

1844
...THE CHOICE OF BOOKS. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be - *td and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be '< but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and •blion. Some books...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 pages
...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 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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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - 1845 - 240 pages
...granted, or to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. 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. 7. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others: but that should be in...
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English Grammar: Style, Rhetoric, and Poetry ; to which are Added ...

Richard Hiley - 1846 - 330 pages
...teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, and won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe...to 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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...much out of his reputation. . . . The Fiftieth is entitled " Of Studies ;" here is part of it :— Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore if a man...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 pages
...much out of his reputation. . . . The Fiftieth is entitled " Of Studies ;'"here is part of it :— Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be retd wholly, and with diligence and attention Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 20

1846
...them, and above them, won by observation. 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. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only...
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