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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ... - Page 449
edited by - 1908 - 644 pages
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 4

Robert Kemp Philp - 448 pages
...wise men may not inappropriately be called to our aid, to conclude these few remarks. Lord Bacon says, "Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe...and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." And George Withers : " For many books I caro...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 107

1903 - 664 pages
...which does not perceptibly differ from a passage in one of Bacon's 'Essays.' The philosopher wrote: "Some books are to be read only in parts ; others...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." I am not sufficiently familiar with cryptograms to point out where this pregnant suggestion occurs...
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Notes and Queries

1903 - 664 pages
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Notes and Queries, Volume 203

1958
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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 should be only...
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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - 1850 - 120 pages
...contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh 20 and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books 25 also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be...
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Desultoria: The Recovered Mss. of an Eccentric

1850 - 220 pages
...possess one, I do not deny, inasmuch as " 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 — some books also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others, but that would be...
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The People's Medical Journal, and Family Physician, Issue 1512, Volume 1

1850
...treatment of consumption in our next. BOOKS. 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. — Bacon. PLEASURE is like the delicate flower, whose odour, if you inhale too much of it, loses all...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...J fSome books ire to ¥e tastedj "others to iiTswallowed, amTsome few to Ъе chewed and digested V port none, other than the general déficience, that...much of them is verity, and how much vanity. The and_wi(h diligence and attention. Some books also птцу be read by deputy, and extracta made of...
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Dictionary of Quotations in Communications

Lilless McPherson Shilling, Linda K. Fuller - 1997 - 315 pages
...reads us. WH Auden, recalled on his death 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. Sir Francis Bacon, "Of Studies," Essays Books are the collective memory of mankind. Herbert Smith Bailey,...
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